Energetic Neutral Atom Emissions from Titan Interaction with Saturn's Magnetosphere

@article{Mitchell2005EnergeticNA,
  title={Energetic Neutral Atom Emissions from Titan Interaction with Saturn's Magnetosphere},
  author={D. Mitchell and P. Brandt and E. Roelof and J. Dandouras and S. Krimigis and B. Mauk},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={308},
  pages={989 - 992}
}
The Cassini Magnetospheric Imaging Instrument (MIMI) observed the interaction of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, with Saturn's magnetosphere during two close flybys of Titan on 26 October and 13 December 2004. The MIMI Ion and Neutral Camera (INCA) continuously imaged the energetic neutral atoms (ENAs) generated by charge exchange reactions between the energetic, singly ionized trapped magnetospheric ions and the outer atmosphere, or exosphere, of Titan. The images reveal a halo of variable ENA… Expand
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