Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites

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  • Galilean satellites,
  • Solar eclipses,
  • Photometry,
  • Models,
  • Icy satellites

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StatementDeborah Domingue and Anne Verbiscer.
Series[NASA contractor report] -- 207396., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-207396.
ContributionsVerbiscer, Anne., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL17583556M
OCLC/WorldCa42062864

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Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites demonstrates that the quantitative results are depen-dent on the single particle scattering function incorporated into the photometric model; however, the qualitative properties are independent.

The results presented here show that the File Size: 1MB. Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites demonstrates that the quantitative results are dependent on the single particle scattering function incorporated into the photometric model; however, the qualitative properties are by: New York Received March 1, ; revised February Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites demonstrates that the quantitative results are depen- dent on the single particle scattering function incorporated into the photometric model; however, the qualitative properties are independent.

Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites demonstrates that the quantitative results are dependent on the single particle scattering function incorporated into the.

Rotational lightcurves of the icy galilean satellites at nm. The observations (asterisks) are from the refined IUE data set. The solid line represents the best fit rotational phase curve. (a) Europa; (b) Ganymede; (c) Callisto; (d) all three by: Pages (July ) Download full issue.

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Research article Full text access Re-Analysis of the Solar Phase Curves of the Icy Galilean Satellites. Deborah Domingue, Anne Verbiscer. Pages Download PDF. Article. Domingue D, Verbiscer A () Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites.

Icarus ADS CrossRef Google Scholar Domingue DL, Hapke BW, Lockwood GW, Thompson DT () Europa’s phase curve – implications for surface by: 8. From a variety of sources in the literature and from recent, unpublished, high‐spectral‐resolution data, we can now piece together spectra of both leading and trailing hemispheres for all three icy Galilean satellites from to 4 or, in some cases, to 5 by: The slopes b of the linear parts of the satellites' phase curves are extremely low and even can be insignificant when considering the errors, with the exception of Dione in the red band, Get this from a library.

Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites. [Deborah Domingue; Anne J Verbiscer; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. The rocky planets of the inner solar system and the gas-rich giant planets with their icy satellites of the outer solar system constitute the gross structure of the solar system: material poor in volatile components occurs near the Sun, while the outer parts are rich in water and other volatile components.

Cambridge Core - Remote Sensing and Gis - Theory of Reflectance and Emittance Spectroscopy - by Bruce Hapke Theory of Reflectance and Emittance Spectroscopy; Reanalysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites. Icarus,49–Author: Bruce Hapke. [6] B. Buratti, Photometry and Surface Structure of the Icy Galilean Satellites Journal of Geophysical Research, [7] D.

Domingue and A. Verbiscer, Re -Analysis of the Solar Phase Curves of the Icy Galilean Satellites, Icarus, [8]NEW HORIZONS Calibrated LORRI JUPITER. Deborah L Domingue. Ultraviolet Surface Properties of the Icy Galilean Satellites from Phase Curve Analysis.

Article. Re-Analysis of the Solar Phase Curves of the Icy Galilean Satellites. Disk-Integrated Photometry of Eros. VerbiscerRe-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites. A.E. KubalaSupplementary analysis of Io's disk-integrated solar phase curve. Icarus, (), pp.

Google Scholar. J.L. Cited by: Photometric observations of Jupiter's satellites were performed in the spectral band V in Scientific Research Institute “CrAO”.

Their light curves were calculated to the phase angle of the Sun equal 6o. Comparison of data with other Earth observations showed good agreement.

The cause of discrepancies with the data obtained with the spacecraft is the backscattering effect of sunlight, it. Re-analysis of the solar phase curves of the icy Galilean satellites, (). Salts on Europa's surface detected by Galileo's Near Infrared Mapping Spectrometer,Author: Franklin P.

Mills and Michael E. Brown. approximately the same size as lo, smooth but fractured, icy surface, resurfaced by lava and the flow of solid ice, shell of water and ice, mainly sillicates and iron. europa The largest, larger than mercury, surfaced dominated by craters, smooth and grooved terrains, iron core and magnetic field.

DeepDyve is the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips. DeepDyve is the easiest way to get instant access to the academic journals you need. By comparing absorption bands in spectra of icy satellites to those seen in laboratory spectra of candidate regolith-forming materials, we now know that H 2 O is the dominant icy constituent in the regoliths of the icy satellites of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus and Cited by:   Ina complete database of the international campaign on photometric observations of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter in the epoch of mutual occultations and eclipses was published.

Only two thirds of the observations were considered by other authors beforehand. In this study, we have processed the whole observational database with an original technique in order to obtain the Cited by: 5. Jupiter - Jupiter - The Galilean satellites: Galileo proposed that the four Jovian moons he discovered in be named the Medicean stars, in honour of his patron, Cosimo II de’ Medici, but they soon came to be known as the Galilean satellites in honour of their discoverer.

Galileo regarded their existence as a fundamental argument in favour of the Copernican model of the solar system, in. The Galilean satellites are quite different from each other.

Ganymede is the largest moon in our Solar system and is the only moon known to have its own internally generated magnetic field. Io has a volcanic nature. The surface of Europa is mostly water ice (it is believed that it.

All of the Galilean satellites orbit J in the same direction. Furthermore, the planes of their orbits all lie w/in.5 degrees of J equatorial plane. Explain why these orbits are consistent with the idea that the Galilean satellites formed from a Jovian nebula. Keywords: Ices, Jupiter satellites, Experimental techniques, Surface charging, Sputtering 1.

Introduction The vast majority of celestial objects in the outer Solar System are bodies with ice-rich surfaces. This includes icy moons like Europa, Ganymede, Cal-listo, Enceladus, Triton, but also the Trans-Neptunian Objects and by: 7.

The Clementine data also show a flattening of phase-dependent brightness at angles less than that is caused by the angular size of the solar disk. The lunar brightness phase curves at small phase angles are nearly the same in different wavelengths even though at larger phase angles (5 –50) the lunar surface becomes distinctly redder.

Satellites of the Solar System. Outline 1. Diversity of Satellites (main characteristics of - Large Icy Satellites: Ganymede Callisto, Titan - mid-sized satellites: Saturn's moons (without Titan), the moons of Uranus Outer planet satellites contain large fractions of water-ice.

Comparative Study of the Galilean Satellites Greeley,   Inin five Russian observatories photometric observations of Jupiter’s Galilean satellites during their mutual occultations and eclipses were carried out.

Based on these observations, an original method was used to ascertain astrometric results such as the difference between the coordinates of pairs of satellites. Fifty-three phenomena were successfully by: 6. The formation of Jupiter has implications for the formation of the Solar System 2.

The origin of the Jovian regular satellites is linked to the conditions in the Solar Icy satellites were made (of iron,) of silicates, and solid ices. Ice composition. Ice viscosity. Heating sources. Origin and evolution of Galilean satellites Author.

It's icy, has few craters, and has cracks on its surface due to tidal forces from Jupiter. Beneath: Liquid water beneath its icy crust.

Acts like magma on Earth. In other words, Europa is a differentiated body. The Galilean Satellites of Jupiter. STUDY. PLAY. The Four Galilean Satellites. Were discovered by Galileo and Were Used to Calculate The Speed of Light as Well as Determine The Mass of Jupiter. Io Torus. The largest Moon in The Solar System (it is Larger Than The Planet Mercury).

In addition to the gas-giant planets, the outer solar system hosts at least seven objects with radii greater than km. These objects include Jupiter’s four large satellites Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto (often referred to as the Galilean satellites), Saturn’s large moon Titan, Neptune’s large satellite Triton, and the planet/Kuiper-belt object Pluto.

Europa's spectrum at wavelengths exceeding μm shows strong water-ice absorption features, indicating that its surface is the most ice rich of the Galilean satellites. The spectral features are fit moderately well by the spectrum of pure water ice with a grain size of μm, but important deviations from the ice spectrum indicate the Cited by: -Miniature versions of the Solar Sys The Galilean moons, and some of the others, are spin-locked to Jupiter, i.e.

their rotation period is the same as the orbital period. The Galilean satellites are all farther from Jupiter than the Moon is from Earth, but they are all much closer in terms of planetary radius. Galilean Satellites: Not all the terrestrial worlds are planets.

For example, the Galilean worlds are the four largest moons of Jupiter: Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. They were first seen by Galileo Galilei in Januaryand recognized by him as satellites of Jupiter in March They are the first objects found to orbit another planet.

Planetary Papers, Abstracts and Press ReleasesD.,Spectral evidence for magnetic interactions with the surfaces of the icy Galilean satellites, in Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston: Lunar Planetary Institute, v. XIV, p. nm reflectance spectra and phase curves, Icarus, Issue 1.

The Galilean Satellites of Jupiter in the literature of the Old Solar System. the galilean satellites. I o, Europa, the book mentions a work of fiction by a Sir John Herschel, who had apparently improved a telescope's. Read More. The icy satellites of Jupiter are primarily water ice, with small amounts of other components such as hydrated sulfates and salts on Europa, and CO 2 on the three outer Galilean satellites (McCord et al., ; Carlson et al., ).

Ammonia has been detected on Enceladus (Emery et al., ; Verbiscer et al., ; Waite et al., ). A subsatellite is a natural or artificial satellite that orbits a natural satellite, i.e.

a "moon of a moon". It is inferred from the empirical study of natural satellites in the Solar System that subsatellites may be elements of planetary the Solar System, the giant planets have large collections of natural satellites.

The majority of detected exoplanets are giant planets; at. Io / ˈ aɪ. oʊ /, or Jupiter I, is the innermost and third-largest of the four Galilean moons of the planet is the fourth-largest moon in the solar system, has the highest density of all of them, and has the lowest amount of water (by atomic ratio) of any known astronomical object in the Solar was discovered in by Galileo Galilei and was named after the mythological Discovered by: Galileo Galilei.

Titan is the largest moon of Saturn and the second-largest natural satellite in the Solar is the only moon known to have a dense atmosphere, and the only known body in space, other than Earth, where clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid has been found.

Titan is the sixth gravitationally rounded moon from ntly described as a planet-like moon, Titan is 50% Discovered by: Christiaan Huygens.the Solar System” • Cal Poly Pomona, April –December - adjunct professor, Geological Sciences Dept, GSC“Planetary Science” GSC“Introductory Astronomy” Publications: Selected Journal Articles and Book Chapters Vilas, F.

and A. R. Hendrix Space Weathering of. High-pressure phases of ice are major components of the giant icy moons of the outer solar system: Jupiter’s Ganymede and Callisto, Saturn’s Titan, and Neptune’s Triton.

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