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Dual Technique Magnetometer (MAG)

NSSDCA ID: 1997-061A-11

Mission Name: Cassini
Principal Investigator:Dr. David J. Southwood


Alternate Names

  • Cassini/MAG
  • MAG

Facts in Brief

Mass: 3 kg
Power (avg): 3.1 W
Bit rate (avg): 3.6 kbps


  • Planetary Science: Fields and Particles
  • Space Physics: Heliospheric Studies

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. Edwin V. Bell, II



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. David J. SouthwoodPrincipal InvestigatorImperial

Selected References

  • Kellock, S., et al., Cassini dual technique magnetometer instrument (MAG), in Proc. SPIE Cassini/Huygens: A Mission to the Saturnian Systems Vol. 2803, 141-152, L. Horn Ed., doi:10.1117/12.253414, Oct. 1996.
  • Dougherty, M. K., et al., The Cassini Magnetic Field Investigation, Space Science Reviews, 114, 331-383, doi:10.1007/s11214-004-1432-2, 2004.
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