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YORPYoung Offender Reentry Program (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; US DHHS)
YORPYouth Organization Registration Program (New York, NY)
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And it appears that another sunlight-related effect, called Binary YORP (BYORP), also comes into play.
Right: An asteroid moon can form when the YORP effect spins up a rubble pile past its breaking point, allowing a small piece to break off.
To understand how the YORP Effect works on asteroids, Tel Aviv University researchers examined several variables relating to these asteroids, including size and location.
According to Bottke, YORP compels prograde objects to migrate toward axial tilts of 0[degrees], while retrograde objects work toward obliquities of 180[degrees].