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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

A global map of the concentration of iron within the regolith of asteroid 1 Ceres on twenty-degree quasi-equal-area pixels is provided. Iron concentrations were determined from gamma ray counting data acquired by Dawn's Gamma Ray and Neutron Detector (GRaND) in a low altitude mapping orbit, about 385 km from Ceres' surface (about 0.8 body radii altitude). The concentrations are representative of Ceres's bulk regolith to depths up to a few decimeters with a spatial resolution of about 600-km full-width-at-half-maximum of arc length on the surface. The methods used to determine iron concentration are 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_map_v1.0_7r36-s4wi
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 Title NASA Data.json
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