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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

A global map of gamma ray counting rates binned on twenty-degree quasi-equal-area pixels is provided. The map was determined from a time series of net counting rates for the 7.6 MeV gamma ray peak produced by neutron capture with Fe within Ceres' regolith. The data were acquired by Dawn's Gamma Ray and Neutron Detector (GRaND) while in low altitude mapping orbit, about 385 km from Ceres' surface (about 0.8 body radii altitude). Prior to mapping, the time series counting data were subjected to corrections for variations in the flux of galactic cosmic rays and measurement geometry, as described by PRETTYMANETAL2017.

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.dawn-a-grand-5-ceres-iron-counts_v1.0_h8jd-mmnw
Data First Published 2021-05-21
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
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Program Code 026:005
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Source Hash f92231c398bd742c1eb614b79b54fd59a39fb869e28bb5d1cf72cdbcbf39606b
Source Schema Version 1.1

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