Titan's Magnetic Field Signature During the First Cassini Encounter

  title={Titan's Magnetic Field Signature During the First Cassini Encounter},
  author={Heiko Backes and Fritz M. Neubauer and Michele K. Dougherty and Nicholas Achilleos and Nicolas Andr{\'e} and Chris S. Arridge and C{\'e}sar Bertucci and Geraint H. Jones and Krishan K Khurana and Christopher T. Russell and Alexandre Wennmacher},
  pages={992 - 995}
The magnetic field signature obtained by Cassini during its first close encounter with Titan on 26 October 2004 is presented and explained in terms of an advanced model. Titan was inside the saturnian magnetosphere. A magnetic field minimum before closest approach marked Cassini's entry into the magnetic ionopause layer. Cassini then left the northern and entered the southern magnetic tail lobe. The magnetic field before and after the encounter was approximately constant for ∼20 Titan radii… Expand

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