Constraints on Mimas’ interior from Cassini ISS libration measurements

  title={Constraints on Mimas’ interior from Cassini ISS libration measurements},
  author={R. Tajeddine and N. Rambaux and V. Lainey and S. Charnoz and A. Richard and A. Rivoldini and B. Noyelles},
  pages={322 - 324}
  • R. Tajeddine, N. Rambaux, +4 authors B. Noyelles
  • Published 2014
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Science
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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