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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This data set contains Calibrated data taken by the New Horizons Alice Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph instrument during the pluto cruise mission phase. This is VERSION 2.0 of this data set. ALICE Activities Overview at Annual CheckOuts (ACOs) during the Pluto Cruise mission phase started with the standard WakeUp sequence (memory/code checks, aperture door performance test, pixelhack issue verification, 24 hours of decontamination and three one hour dark observations) and finished with the standard Button-Up sequence (code and parameter refresh). Other activities (with targets as noted) were calibrations for flux (Spica, rho-Leo, gamma-Grus, HD93521, Sun in Solar OCcultation Channel, SOCC), flatfield (rho-Leo), airglow scattered light and SOCC pointing calibrations (Spica, zeta-Pup), SOCC flat (Sun), dark sky stares, spinning dark observations (in some cases the Sun strobes through the slit), pointing and short wavelength calibration (HD93521), InterPlanetary Medium (IPM) histograms and pixellist observations, dual target tests (HD214680 = 8 Lac, HD214168 = 10 Lac), MEV Solar Wind (HEET) baseine observation, Pluto encounter rehearsals, and instrument interference tests. The changes in Version 2.0 were re-running of the ancillary data in the data product, updated geometry from newer SPICE kernels, minor editing of the documentation, catalogs, etc., and resolution of liens from the December, 2014 review, plus those from the May, 2016 review of the Pluto Encounter data sets. New observations added with this version (V2.0) include IPM histogram scans in December, 2014, which failed.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Data First Published 2018-09-05
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
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