TRACKING THE GEYSERS OF ENCELADUS INTO SATURN’S E RING

@article{Mitchell2015TRACKINGTG,
  title={TRACKING THE GEYSERS OF ENCELADUS INTO SATURN’S E RING},
  author={Colin J. Mitchell and Carolyn C. Porco and John Wilfred Weiss},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={149},
  pages={156}
}
We examine Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem images of the E ring taken over a period of almost 7 yr, from 2006 September to 2013 July, in which long, sinuous structures dubbed tendrils are present. We model these structures by numerically integrating the trajectories of particles launched from the sources of the most active geysers recently located along the four main fractures crossing the south polar terrain of the moon, and producing from these integrations synthetic images that we then… Expand
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