Zook, H.A., E. Grün, M. Baguhl, D.P. Hamilton, G. Linkert, J.-C. Liou, R. Forsyth and J.L. Phillips 1996. Jovian dust bursts. In Physics, Chemistry, and Dynamics of Interplanetary Dust, (B.A.S. Gustafson and M.S. Hanner, Eds.), 23-25.

Six streams of dust were unexpectedly detected by the Ulysses dust detector while this spacecraft was approximately within one AU distance from Jupiter (Grun et. al. 1993). Stream durations ranged from hours to days for individual streams. It was clear that the dust in these streams (or bursts), from their directionality of approach to the spacecraft and from the nearness of stream occurrences to Jupiter, emanated from the Jovian system. Here we present weak evidence that the dust particles leave the Jovian system in bursts rather than as a continuous stream.
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