The Cassini Magnetic Field Investigation

  title={The Cassini Magnetic Field Investigation},
  author={M. Dougherty and S. Kellock and D. Southwood and A. Balogh and E. Smith and B. Tsurutani and B. Gerlach and K. Glassmeier and F. Gleim and C. Russell and G. Erdős and F. Neubauer and S. Cowley},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The dual technique magnetometer system onboard the Cassini orbiter is described. This instrument consists of vector helium and fluxgate magnetometers with the capability to operate the helium device in a scalar mode. This special mode is used near the planet in order to determine with very high accuracy the interior field of the planet. The orbital mission will lead to a detailed understanding of the Saturn/Titan system including measurements of the planetary magnetosphere, and the interactions… Expand

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