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New Horizons Pluto Encounter Atmosphere Data


Abstract: This data set contains derived atmospheric data from the New Horizons mission during the Pluto Encounter mission phase, based on data from the Alice UV imaging spectrograph instrument, the Radio EXperiment instrument, and the LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager instrument. The data set includes a solar spectrum of Pluto and Charon; atmospheric composition on Pluto for N2, CH4, C2H2, C2H4, C2H6, and haze, and the haze brightness profiles; Pluto lower atmospheric temperature and pressure profiles; and temperatures of the diametric and winter pole thermscans of Pluto. This is VERSION 1.0 of this data set.

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Citation to use when referencing this data set: "Stern, A., NEW HORIZONS PLUTO LORRI/ALICE/REX ATMOSPHERE V1.0, NH-P/PSA-LORRI/ALICE/REX-5-ATMOS-V1.0, NASA Planetary Data System, 2018."

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