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The Pole Orientation, Pole Precession, and Moment of Inertia Factor of SaturnThis paper discusses our determination of the Saturn's pole orientation and precession using a combination of Earthbased and spacecraft based observational data. From our model of the polar motion and the observed precession rate we obtain a value for Saturn's polar moment of inertia
Document ID
20150007011
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Jacobson, R. A. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
French, R. G. (Wellesley Coll. MA, United States)
Nicholson, P. D. (Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, United States)
Hedman, M. (Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, United States)
Colwell, J. E. (University of Central Florida Orlando, FL, United States)
Marouf, E. (San Jose State Univ. San Jose, CA, United States)
Rappaport, N. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
McGhee, C. (Wellesley Coll. MA, United States)
Sepersky, T. (Wellesley Coll. MA, United States)
Lonergan, K. (Wellesley Coll. MA, United States)
Date Acquired
April 30, 2015
Publication Date
October 2, 2011
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Astrophysics
Meeting Information
EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011(Nantes)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
rings
Saturn
polar
Saturn's pole