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7 December 1981 Image Processing And Analysis Of Saturn's Rings
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Processing of Voyager image data of Saturn's rings at JPL's Image Processing Laboratory is described. A software system to navigate the flight images, facilitate feature tracking, and to project the rings has been developed. This system has been used to make measurements of ring radii and to measure the velocities of the spoke features in the B-Ring. A projected ring movie to study the development of these spoke features has been generated. Finally, processing to facilitate comparison of the photometric properties of Saturn's rings at various phase angles is described.
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Gary M. Yagi, Paul L. Jepsen, Glenn W. Garneau, Joel A. Mosher, Laurance R. Doyle, Jean J. Lorre, Charles C. Avis, and Eric P. Korsmo "Image Processing And Analysis Of Saturn's Rings", Proc. SPIE 0292, Processing of Images and Data from Optical Sensors, (7 December 1981); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.932823
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