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Stardust/NExT DFMI 9P/Tempel 1 Dust Flux Data


Abstract: This data set contains Level 2/3 (EDR/RDR) data collected by the Dust Flux Monitor Instrument (DFMI) during the Stardust-NExT mission from January, 2007, through cruise, approach to and encounter with comet 9P/Tempel 1, and up to end of mission in March, 2011. The Tempel 1 encounter data span a ~40 minute period. The RDR data convert the EDR (raw) sensor data, from the entire comet encounter, to dust fluences at each of twelve mass thresholds.

SDU-C/D-DFMI-2/3-NEXT-TEMPEL1-V1.0 [Errata] Browse Download (24.4 MB)

Citation to use when referencing this data set: "Economou, T., S.F. Green, B.V. Semenov, STARDUST 9P/TEMPEL 1 DFMI 2/3 NEXT V1.0, SDU-C/D-DFMI-2/3-NEXT-TEMPEL1-V1.0, NASA Planetary Data System, 2011."

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