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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Cassini optics transmission

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Cassini optics transmission The transmission of the optics of the NAC and the WAC as measured pre-flight. The WAC optics are Voyager-era spare optics which were used in order to reduce costs.

Porco et al. 2004 (DOI: 10.1007/s11214-004-1456-7)

Figure 18 from "Cassini Imaging Science: Instrument Characteristics And Anticipated Scientific Investigations At Saturn"

Article available for download for free here.

Original image data dated on or about November 1, 2004.


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