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cassini observes the active south pole of enceladusCassini has identified a geologically active province a the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The shape of Enceladus suggests a possible intense heating epoch in the past by capture into a 1:4 secondary spin/orbit resonance.
Document ID
20070020210
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
External Source(s)
Authors
Porco, C. C.
(Space Science Inst. Boulder, CO, United States)
Helfenstein P.
(Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, United States)
Thomas, P. C.
(Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, United States)
Ingersoll, A. P.
(California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Wisdom, J.
(Massachusetts Inst. of Tech. Cambridge, MA, United States)
West, R.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Neukum, G.
(Freie Univ. Berlin, Germany)
Denk, T.
(Freie Univ. Berlin, Germany)
Wagner, R.
(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. Berlin, Germany)
Roatsch, T.
(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. Berlin, Germany)
Kieffer, S.
(Illinois Univ. Urbana, IL, United States)
Turtle, E.
(Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ, United States)
McEwen, A.
(Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ, United States)
Johnson, T. V.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Rathbun, J.
(Redlands Univ. CA, United States)
Veverka, J.
(Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, United States)
Wilson, D.
(Space Science Inst. Boulder, CO, United States)
Perry, J.
(Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ, United States)
Spitale, J.
(Space Science Inst. Boulder, CO, United States)
Brahic, A.
(Paris Univ. France)
Burns, J. A.
(Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, United States)
DelGenio, A. D.
(NASA Goddard Inst. for Space Studies New York, NY, United States)
Dones, L.
(Southwest Research Inst. Boulder, CO, United States)
Murray, C. D.
(London Univ. United Kingdom)
Squyres, S.
(Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, United States)
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2007
Publication Information
Publication: Science
Volume: 311
Issue: 5766
Subject Category
Astronomy
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNG05G198G
Distribution Limits
Public
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