Titan conductivities (Cassini)

Published: 8 February 2022| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/hwc5wfbvj9.1
Contributor:
Oleg Shebanits

Description

This is the dataset for the article "Conductivities of Titan's dusty ionosphere", Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, DOI: Please see the article for the description and references for data derivations. ephemerides.xlsx contents (one flyby per sheet): UTC time stamp altitude [km] altitude above Titan surface sc_Velocity [km/s] magnitude of Cassini spacecraft velocity Solar_Zenith_Angle [degrees] angle from the Sun direction (X-axis in solar ecliptic coordinates) sub_solar_lat [degrees] of sub-solar latitude (i.e. Titan geographic latitude where Sun is in zenith) Saturn_Local_time [hours] azimuthal coordinate of Cassini with respect to Saturn Local_Time [hours] azimuthal coordinate of Cassini with respect to Titan Lat [degrees] Titan geographic latitude West_Long [degrees] Titan geographic longitude, counted westward Rx_ecl_km, Ry_ecl_km, Rz_ecl_km [km] Titan-centered solar ecliptic coordinates of Cassini (X-axis towards Sun, Z-axis is the component of Titan angular rotation vector orthogonal to X, Y-axis completes right-handed set) input_data.xlsx contents (one flyby per sheet) % <variable>_err is the 2-sigma uncertainty in the same units as the variable UTC time stamp N2 [cm^-3] molecular nitrogen number density CH4 [cm^-3] methane number density Ne [cm^-3] electron charge density Ni [cm^-3] positive ion charge density ZN [cm^-3] negative dust charge number density Te [K] electron temperature Ti [K] positive ion temperature Td [K] negative dust temperature Zd mean negative dust charge number Mi [amu] mean positive ion mass Md [amu] mean negative ion mass B [T] magnetic field conductivities.xlsx contents (one flyby per sheet): % <variable>_err is the 2-sigma uncertainty in the same units as the variable UTC time stamp nyElectrons [s^-1] total electron momentum transfer collision frequency nyIons [s^-1] total positive ion momentum transfer collision frequency nyDust [s^-1] total negative dust momentum transfer collision frequency sig_Parallel [S/m] field-parallel conductivity sig_Pedersen [S/m] Pedersen conductivity sig_Hall [S/m] Hall conductivity casesl.xlsx contents (one time stamp per sheet): % <variable>_err is the 2-sigma uncertainty in the same units as the variable UTC time stamp altitude [km] altitude above Titan surface Zd mean negative dust charge number sig_Par [S/m] field-parallel conductivity for given Zd sig_P [S/m] Pedersen conductivity for given Zd sig_H [S/m] Hall conductivity for given Zd mi_spec [amu] positive ion mass spectra (INMS & IBS combined) Ni_spec [cm^-3] positive ion charge density as a function of mass md_spec [amu] negative dust/ion mass spectra (ELS) Nd_spec [cm^-3] negative dust/ion charge density as a function of mass

Files

Steps to reproduce

Please see the associated article for the description and references for data derivations.

Institutions

Southwest Research Institute, Imperial College London, Institutet for rymdfysik Uppsala

Categories

Electrical Conductivity, Planetary Ionosphere

License