Cassini RADAR : prospects for Titan surface investigations using the microwave radiometer

@inproceedings{Lorenza2002CassiniR,
  title={Cassini RADAR : prospects for Titan surface investigations using the microwave radiometer},
  author={Ralph D. Lorenza and Gilles Biolluzb and Pierre Encrenazb and Michael A. Janssenc and Richard D. Westc and Duane O. Muhlemand},
  year={2002}
}
  • Ralph D. Lorenza, Gilles Biolluzb, +3 authors Duane O. Muhlemand
  • Published 2002
The Radar instrument on the Cassini spacecraft can be used in a passive radiometric mode to map the microwave emission from Titan: these will be the 5rst resolved microwave emission measurements of an icy satellite. Observation plans and the theory for their interpretation is presented: these data should be able to provide crude composition maps of Titan’s surface, con5rm equator-to-pole temperature gradients without the in9uence of the atmospheric e:ects which a:ect infrared observations and… CONTINUE READING
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