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GIOTTO ION MASS SPECTROMETER HIGH ENERGY RANGE DATA V1.0

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

A wide range of ion species and velocity distributions are expected to be found as the Giotto spacecraft traverses the coma of Halley's Comet. The outer coma is characterized by the interaction between solar wind and cometary plasmas, the inner coma by the outflow of cometary neutrals and their ionization products. The resultant demands on instrument dynamic range preclude use of a single sensor for measurements of ion composition. The Giotto Ion Mass Spectrometer (IMS) therefore consists of two sensors: one optimized for the outer and the other for the inner coma, with each obtaining complementary information in the region for which it is not optimized. Both sensors feature mass imaging characteristics, thereby permitting simultaneous measurements of several ion species by means of multi-detector arrays. The prime objective of the High-Energy Range Spectrometer (HERS) is to measure the ion abundances and three-dimensional velocity distributions outside the cometary contact surface.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: us-pd

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https://pds.nasa.gov

Dates

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

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Maintainer
Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.gio-c-ims-3-rdr-hers-halley-v1.0_6j3e-rwcy
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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Homepage URL https://pds.nasa.gov/ds-view/pds/viewDataset.jsp?dsid=GIO-C-IMS-3-RDR-HERS-HALLEY-V1.0
License http://www.usa.gov/publicdomain/label/1.0/
Program Code 026:005
Related Documents https://pds.nasa.gov
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Source Hash ae458cba1bc049c1be5d228de28335a689d53e2bf16c8db12c82b698dd767e68
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