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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

Calibrated data from three orbits of S-Band (13 cm wavelength) Magellan bistatic radar data collected with NASA antenna DSS 63 on 5 June 1994 when the specular point crossed Maxwell Montes. Similarly processed data were used by Pettengill et al. (SCIENCE, 272, 1628-1631, 1996) to infer existence of a semiconductor layer covering anomalously reflecting regions at high altitude on Venus. This new data set includes calibrated time samples of receiver output as well as calibrated power spectra and voltage cross spectra (between the two received polarizations). The data set was written to three DVD+R volumes for delivery to the NASA Planetary Data System (PDS).

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

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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.mgn-v-rss-4-bsr-v1.0_ekrs-434u
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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Source Hash 68530387d65ed2451849f9046acdcd99ec1182fb907168aa10dc345ee6c0e729
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