Volume 391, Number 2, August IV 2002
|Page(s)||767 - 773|
|Section||Atomic, molecular, and nuclear data|
|Published online||02 August 2002|
CCD observations of Phoebe, 9th satellite of Saturn
Institut de mécanique céleste et de calcul des éphémérides, Observatoire de Paris, EP 1825 CNRS, 77 avenue Denfert-Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France
2 Sternberg Institute, Moscow, Russia and Institut de mécanique céleste et de calcul des éphémérides, Observatoire de Paris, France
Corresponding author: A. Fienga, email@example.com
Accepted: 24 May 2002
In 1998 and 1999, we started observations of the 9th satellite of Saturn. We made 163 observations using the 120 cm-telescope of Observatoire de Haute-Provence, France. We used the USNO A2 catalogue of stars for the astrometric reduction. With the help of observations of optical counterparts of ICRF sources, a zonal correction to the USNO A2.0 catalogue was computed and applied to the Phoebe positions. A comparison with the most recent theories was made.
Key words: planets and satellites: general / astrometry
© ESO, 2002
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.