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Trapped Radiation Detector Saturn Encounter Binary Reduction Data


Availability: At NSSDC, Ready for Offline Distribution (or Staging if Digital)

Time span: 1979-08-30 to 1979-09-04


These experimenter-supplied, Saturn encounter binary reduction data are on binary magnetic tape created on a CDC 3600 computer. Each physical block contains eight 42-word logical records consisting of Cole time (starting from January 1, 1972) in milliseconds; detector ID/HV status; count rate/electrometer range; encoder overflow/electrometer range; data flags; performance parameters; angular scan of look vector during date sample; angle between look vector and sun vector; satellite ephemeris information; telemetry format; bit rate; spacecraft number; receiving station number; angle between look vector and ecliptic nadir of look vector; and two fill words containing a-2. The last 6 words of each physical block consist of 5 fill words and the binary reduction tape format ID (3=Saturn encounter).

The data have been converted to ASCII format, see:

Alternate Names

  • Saturn Enctr Binary Reduction Data


  • Planetary Science: Fields and Particles


  • 73-019A-05D

Additional Information



Questions and comments about this data collection can be directed to: Dr. John F. Cooper



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. R. Walker FilliusData ProviderUniversity of California, San
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