Comprehensive Research on the Origin of the Solar System Structure by Quantum-like Model ()

A quantum-like model of gravitational system is introduced to explore the formation of the solar system structure. In this model, the chaos behavior of a large number of original nebular particles in a gravitational field can be described in terms of the wave function satisfying formal Schrödinger equation, in which the Planck constant is replaced by a constant on cosmic scale. Numerical calculation shows that the radial distribution density of the particles has the character of wave curves with decreasing amplitudes and elongating wavelengths. By means of this model, many questions of the solar system, such as the planetary distance, mass, energy, angular momentum, the distribution of satellites, the structure of the planetary rings, and the asteroid belt and the Kuiper belt etc., can be explained in reason. In addition, the abnormal rotations of Venus and Mercury can be naturally explained by means of the quantum-like model.

Keywords

Schrödinger Equation, Planetary Distances and Masses, Satellites Distribution, Rings structure, Kuiper Belt, Asteroid Belt

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Q. Nie, "Comprehensive Research on the Origin of the Solar System Structure by Quantum-like Model," *International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics*, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2011, pp. 52-61. doi: 10.4236/ijaa.2011.12008.

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