CCD astrometry of Saturn's satellites in 1995 and 1997

D. Harper*, K. Beurle, I. P. Williams, C. D. Murray, D. B. Taylor, A. Fitzsimmons, I. M. Cartwright

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Abstract

In this paper, we publish measurements of 1514 positions of the major satellites of Saturn made in 1995 and 1997 using CCD detectors attached to the 1-metre Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope on the island of La Palma. Analysis of the data as inter-satellite positions shows that the observations of Tethys, Dione, Rhea and Titan have root-mean-square residuals of 0″.08 in 1995 and 0″.10 in 1997.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalAstronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series
Volume136
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 02 Apr 1999

Keywords

  • Astrometry
  • Satellites of Saturn

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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