Cassini Imaging Science: Instrument Characteristics And Anticipated Scientific Investigations At Saturn

  title={Cassini Imaging Science: Instrument Characteristics And Anticipated Scientific Investigations At Saturn},
  author={Carolyn C. Porco and Robert A. West and Steven W. Squyres and Alfred S. McEwen and Peter C. Thomas and Carl D. Murray and Anthony Delgenio and Andrew P. Ingersoll and Torrence V. Johnson and Gerhard Neukum and Joseph Frank Veverka and Luke Dones and Andre Brahic and Joseph A. Burns and Vance R. Haemmerle and Benjamin Knowles and D. D. Dawson and Thomas Roatsch and Kevin Beurle and W. M. Owen},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) is the highest-resolution two-dimensional imaging device on the Cassini Orbiter and has been designed for investigations of the bodies and phenomena found within the Saturnian planetary system. It consists of two framing cameras: a narrow angle, reflecting telescope with a 2-m focal length and a square field of view (FOV) 0.35∘ across, and a wide-angle refractor with a 0.2-m focal length and a FOV 3.5∘ across. At the heart of each camera is a charged… Expand
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