Voyager Detection of Nonthermal Radio Emission from Saturn

  title={Voyager Detection of Nonthermal Radio Emission from Saturn},
  author={Michael L. Kaiser and Michael D. Desch and James W. Warwick and J. B. Pearce},
  pages={1238 - 1240}
The planetary radio astronomy experiment on board the Voyager spacecraft has detected bursts of nonthermal radio noise from Saturn occurring near 200 kilohertz, with a peak flux density comparable to higher frequency Jovian emissions. The radiation is right-hand polarized and is most likely emitted in the extraordinary magnetoionic mode from Saturn's northern hemisphere. Modulation that is consistent with a planetary rotation period of 10 hours 39.9 minutes is apparent in the data. 
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