Alone of all the major Solar System satellites, Triton may have an obliquity near 100°. Such an obliquity could result in significant tidal heating of the satellite and will eventually lead to damping of its orbital inclination to 180°.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - Jul 1989|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Space and Planetary Science