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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This data set includes Voyager 2 Saturn encounter magnetometer data given in Heliographic coordinates and averaged from the 60 ms instrument sample rate to a 9.6 second resampled rate. The data set consists of the following columns: 1) UT of the sample in the format yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ss.sssZ, 2) spacecraft clock (m65536:mod60:fds-line), 3) magnetometer id (1 = LFM, 2 = HFM), 4) Br (radial, Sun to spacecraft, B-field component), 5) Bt (azimuthal B-field component, positive in the direction of planetary orbital motion), 6) Bn (North/South B-field component, positive northward), 7) Bmag (magnitude of the averaged components), 8) avg_Bmag (average of the magnetic field magnitudes), 9) delta (latitude = arcsin(Bn/Bmag)), 10) lambda (longitude = 180. - atan(Bt/Br)), 11-13) rms vectors, 14) npts (number of points in average). All magnetic field observations are measured in nanoTesla. All of the magnetic field data are calibrated (see the instrument calibration description for more details).

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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.vg2-s-mag-4-rdr-hgcoords-9.6sec-v1.1_6bnf-t2e6
Data First Published 2021-05-21
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
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