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Occultation observations of Saturn's rings with Cassini VIMS

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Occultation observations of Saturn's rings with Cassini VIMS. / Nicholson, P.D.; Ansty, T.; Hedman, M.M. et al.

In: Icarus, Vol. 344, 113356, 01.07.2020.

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Nicholson, PD, Ansty, T, Hedman, MM, Creel, D, Ahlers, J, Harbison, RA, Brown, RH, Clark, RN, Baines, KH, Buratti, BJ, Sotin, C & Badman, SV 2020, 'Occultation observations of Saturn's rings with Cassini VIMS', Icarus, vol. 344, 113356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2019.06.017

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Nicholson, P. D., Ansty, T., Hedman, M. M., Creel, D., Ahlers, J., Harbison, R. A., Brown, R. H., Clark, R. N., Baines, K. H., Buratti, B. J., Sotin, C., & Badman, S. V. (2020). Occultation observations of Saturn's rings with Cassini VIMS. Icarus, 344, [113356]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2019.06.017

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Nicholson PD, Ansty T, Hedman MM, Creel D, Ahlers J, Harbison RA et al. Occultation observations of Saturn's rings with Cassini VIMS. Icarus. 2020 Jul 1;344:113356. Epub 2019 Jul 6. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.06.017

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Nicholson, P.D. ; Ansty, T. ; Hedman, M.M. et al. / Occultation observations of Saturn's rings with Cassini VIMS. In: Icarus. 2020 ; Vol. 344.

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abstract = "We describe the prediction, design, execution and calibration of stellar and solar occultation observations of Saturn's rings by the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) instrument on the Cassini spacecraft. Particular attention is paid to the technique developed for onboard acquisition of the stellar target and to the geometric and photometric calibration of the data. Examples of both stellar and solar occultation data are presented, highlighting several aspects of the data as well as the different occultation geometries encountered during Cassini's 13-year orbital tour. Complete catalogs of ring stellar and solar occultations observed by Cassini-VIMS are presented, as a guide to the standard data sets which have been delivered to the Planetary Data System's Ring Moon Systems Node (Hedman and Nicholson, 2019b).",
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AU - Ansty, T.

AU - Hedman, M.M.

AU - Creel, D.

AU - Ahlers, J.

AU - Harbison, R.A.

AU - Brown, R.H.

AU - Clark, R.N.

AU - Baines, K.H.

AU - Buratti, B.J.

AU - Sotin, C.

AU - Badman, S.V.

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PY - 2020/7/1

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N2 - We describe the prediction, design, execution and calibration of stellar and solar occultation observations of Saturn's rings by the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) instrument on the Cassini spacecraft. Particular attention is paid to the technique developed for onboard acquisition of the stellar target and to the geometric and photometric calibration of the data. Examples of both stellar and solar occultation data are presented, highlighting several aspects of the data as well as the different occultation geometries encountered during Cassini's 13-year orbital tour. Complete catalogs of ring stellar and solar occultations observed by Cassini-VIMS are presented, as a guide to the standard data sets which have been delivered to the Planetary Data System's Ring Moon Systems Node (Hedman and Nicholson, 2019b).

AB - We describe the prediction, design, execution and calibration of stellar and solar occultation observations of Saturn's rings by the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) instrument on the Cassini spacecraft. Particular attention is paid to the technique developed for onboard acquisition of the stellar target and to the geometric and photometric calibration of the data. Examples of both stellar and solar occultation data are presented, highlighting several aspects of the data as well as the different occultation geometries encountered during Cassini's 13-year orbital tour. Complete catalogs of ring stellar and solar occultations observed by Cassini-VIMS are presented, as a guide to the standard data sets which have been delivered to the Planetary Data System's Ring Moon Systems Node (Hedman and Nicholson, 2019b).

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KW - Rings

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