Constraints on Mimas’ interior from Cassini ISS libration measurements

  title={Constraints on Mimas’ interior from Cassini ISS libration measurements},
  author={Radwan Tajeddine and N. Rambaux and Val{\'e}ry Lainey and S{\'e}bastien Charnoz and A Wahls Richard and Attilio Rivoldini and B Noyelles},
  pages={322 - 324}
Like our Moon, the majority of the solar system’s satellites are locked in a 1:1 spin-orbit resonance; on average, these satellites show the same face toward the planet at a constant rotation rate equal to the satellite’s orbital rate. In addition to the uniform rotational motion, physical librations (oscillations about an equilibrium) also occur. The librations may contain signatures of the satellite’s internal properties. Using stereophotogrammetry on Cassini Image Science Subsystem (ISS… Expand

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