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VOYAGER 2 SATURN PLASMA DERIVED ION FITS 96 SEC

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

THIS DATA SET CONTAINS THE ION PARAMETERS IN THE PLS VOLTAGE RANGE (10-5950 EV/Q) WITH FORMAL 1 SIGMA ERRORS OBTAINED FROM VOYAGER 2 DATA AT SATURN BY FITTING THE MEASURED SPECTRA WITH ISOTROPIC MAXWELLIAN DISTRIBUTIONS TO OBTAIN PLASMA DENSITIES, TEMPERATURES, AND VELOCITY. ONLY SPECTRA WHICH HAD DISTINCT CURRENT PEAKS WERE FIT. SPECTRA WERE FIT USING ONE OR TWO ION SPECIES, PROTONS AND/OR A HEAVY ION WHICH WAS TAKEN TO BE NITROGEN OUTSIDE OF 14 RS AND OXYGEN ELSEWHERE. OUTSIDE L=10-12 ION SPECTRA CHANGE RAPIDLY, SO THE VALUES IN THIS DATA SET DO NOT REPRESENT AVERAGE PLASMA CONDITIONS IN THE OUTER MAGNETOSPHERE. THE VALUES FOR POSITION AND MAGNETIC FIELD GIVEN IN THE DATA SET ARE ONLY APPROXIMATE AND SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR PUBLICATION. PARAMETERS WHICH ARE IDENTICALLY 0 AND HAVE UNCERTAINTIES OF 0 WERE NOT FIT DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DATA; THESE NUMBERS ARE THUS NOT REAL VALUES.

Access & Use Information

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

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References

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.vg2-s-pls-5-summ-ion-fit-96sec-v1.0_mfte-nejq
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
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://data.nasa.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Harvest Object Id ce496ce9-3c86-45f5-a7ea-e0dee880c67e
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://pds.nasa.gov/ds-view/pds/viewDataset.jsp?dsid=VG2-S-PLS-5-SUMM-ION-FIT-96SEC-V1.0
License http://www.usa.gov/publicdomain/label/1.0/
Program Code 026:005
Related Documents https://pds.nasa.gov
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash b9438b8cf00239846bcde236180e552f82b39ea478fa67048262afa9f3e66ad1
Source Schema Version 1.1

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