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Galileo PLS

Galileo Plasma Science (PLS) investigation – PI L. A. Frank, University of Iowa

To learn more about the instrument itself, view the PLS website

Instrument paper – Space Science Reviews – Frank et al. (1992)

Report on PDS delivery of numerical moments – Paterson (2009)

Bibliography of Galileo PLS papers (May 2016)

The plots and data below are from published in Bagenal et al. (2016) with extensive Supplemental Online Material

Trajectory information: Telemetry_Modes, Data Coverage,

Plasma properties from forward fits (<30 RJ) – TIMERadial DistanceCentrifugal Latitude

Sample Orbit: Orbit23, Numerical/forward comparison,

Radial Binning: Local_Time_QuadrantsLongitude Quadrants

Full set of plots from Forward Fitting

Links with access to original data plus numerical moments