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The Galileo Heavy Element Monitor

Garrard, T. L. and Gehrels, N. and Stone, E. C. (1992) The Galileo Heavy Element Monitor. Space Science Reviews, 60 (1-4). pp. 305-315. ISSN 0038-6308. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140429-100145815

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Abstract

The Heavy Ion Counter on the Galileo spacecraft will monitor energetic heavy nuclei of the elements from C to Ni, with energies from ∼ 6 to ∼ 200 MeV nucl^(-1). The instrument will provide measurements of trapped heavy ions in the Jovian magnetosphere, including those high-energy heavy ions with the potential for affecting the operation of the spacecraft electronic circuitry. We describe the instrument, which is a modified version of the Voyager CRS instrument.


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Stone, E. C.0000-0002-2010-5462
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Additional Information:© 1992 Kluwer Academic Publishers. A special acknowledgement is due A. W. Schardt, whose untimely death prevented his co-authorship of this paper. This project was made possible by the development of the CRS instrument under the leadership of R. E. Vogt. W. E. Althouse (Caltech) and D. E. Stilwell (GSFC) have provided invaluable engineering and programmatic support and advice. We also are pleased to acknowledge the contributions of A. C. Cummings at Caltech; M. Beasley, W. D. Davis, J. H. Trainor, and H. Trexel at GSFC; and D.R. Johnson at JPL. This work was supported by a number of NASA contracts and grants.
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