Metadata Updated: July 17, 2020

A global map thermal+epithermal neutron counting rates binned on twenty-degree quasi-equal-area pixels is provided. The map was determined from a time series of the rate of neutron capture by lithium in the lithium-loaded glass scintillator, part of the +Z phoswich sensor on Dawn's Gamma Ray and Neutron Detector (GRaND). Neutrons in the thermal and epithermal energy range contribute to the reaction. The data were acquired 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 August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date July 17, 2020
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date July 17, 2020
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Unique Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.dawn-a-grand-5-ceres-tpe-counts-v1.0
Thomas Morgan
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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Harvest Source Id 39e4ad2a-47ca-4507-8258-852babd0fd99
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2018-06-26
Homepage URL https://pds.nasa.gov/ds-view/pds/viewDataset.jsp?dsid=DAWN-A-GRAND-5-CERES-TPE-COUNTS-V1.0
Data Last Modified 2020-01-29
Program Code 026:005
Related Documents https://pds.nasa.gov
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Source Hash 83d394b4e91a357254851a281135f92039c15a50
Source Schema Version 1.1
Category Earth Science

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