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Porco et al. 2003

Porco, C.C., R.A. West, A. McEwen, A.D. Del Genio, A.P. Ingersol, P. Thomas, S. Squyres, L. Dones, C.D. Murray, T.V. Johnson, J.A. Burns, A. Brahic, G. Neukum, G. Veverka, J.M. Barbara, T. Denk, M. Evans, J.J. Ferrier, P. Geissler, P. Helfenstein, T. Roatsch, H. Throop, M. Tiscareno, and A.R. Vasavadal, 2003: Cassini imaging of Jupiter's atmosphere, satellites, and rings. Science, 299, 1541-1547, doi:10.1126/science.1079462.

The Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem acquired about 26,000 images of the Jupiter system as the spacecraft encountered the giant planet en route to Saturn. We report findings on Jupiter's zonal winds, convective storms, low-latitude upper troposphere, polar stratosphere, and northern aurora. We also describe previously unseen emissions arising from Io and Europa in eclipse, a giant volcanic plume over Io's north pole, disk-resolved images of the satellite Himalia, circumstantial evidence for a causal relation between the satellites Metis and Adrastea and the main jovian ring, and information on the nature of the ring particles.

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  author={Porco, C. C. and West, R. A. and McEwen, A. and Del Genio, A. D. and Ingersol, A. P. and Thomas, P. and Squyres, S. and Dones, L. and Murray, C. D. and Johnson, T. V. and Burns, J. A. and Brahic, A. and Neukum, G. and Veverka, G. and Barbara, J. M. and Denk, T. and Evans, M. and Ferrier, J. J. and Geissler, P. and Helfenstein, P. and Roatsch, T. and Throop, H. and Tiscareno, M. and Vasavadal, A. R.},
  title={Cassini imaging of Jupiter's atmosphere, satellites, and rings},

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ID  - po01000b
AU  - Porco, C. C.
AU  - West, R. A.
AU  - McEwen, A.
AU  - Del Genio, A. D.
AU  - Ingersol, A. P.
AU  - Thomas, P.
AU  - Squyres, S.
AU  - Dones, L.
AU  - Murray, C. D.
AU  - Johnson, T. V.
AU  - Burns, J. A.
AU  - Brahic, A.
AU  - Neukum, G.
AU  - Veverka, G.
AU  - Barbara, J. M.
AU  - Denk, T.
AU  - Evans, M.
AU  - Ferrier, J. J.
AU  - Geissler, P.
AU  - Helfenstein, P.
AU  - Roatsch, T.
AU  - Throop, H.
AU  - Tiscareno, M.
AU  - Vasavadal, A. R.
PY  - 2003
TI  - Cassini imaging of Jupiter's atmosphere, satellites, and rings
JA  - Science
VL  - 299
SP  - 1541
EP  - 1547
DO  - 10.1126/science.1079462
ER  -

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