Dawn Vesta Gravity Models

Status: Archived

This data set contains archival results from gravity investigations conducted during the Dawn mission while the spacecraft was in orbit around the asteroid Vesta. Radio measurements were made using the Dawn spacecraft and Earth-based stations of the NASA Deep Space Network (DSN). The data set includes a spherical harmonic model of Vesta's gravity field generated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, radial gravity acceleration map, and Bouguet map; these results were derived from raw radio tracking data.

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Use the following citation to reference this data set:

"Konopliv, A.S., Park, R.S., Asmar, S.W., and Buccino, D.R., Dawn Vesta Derived Gravity Data, NASA Planetary Data System, DAWN-A-RSS-5-VEGR-V2.0, 2017."

Note: The Vesta Gravity L2 volume has been updated to version 2 by the addition of a Bouguet map. Some catalog files have been updated. The volume is otherwise unchanged.

Superseded versions of this data set:

This volume has been superseded by version 2 posted above. Version 2 has been updated by the addition of a Bouguet map.

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