Janus Observations

Janus picture
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Janus is co-orbital with Epimetheus. A faint dust ring is associated with the two moons.

Janus has dimensions of 203x185x152.6 km with a period of revolution of 0.694660342 days. Planned flybys span the mission with close approaches on Feb 20, 2008, Jul 26, 2009 and Apr 12, 2017.

See Small Satellites Events (xlsx, txt) observing log including range, flyby velocity and phase

For observation times and instruments compare Small Satellites Events file with Master Schedule under Janus.

  Observations were made by:
CIRS - Composite Infrared Spectrometer
ISS - Imaging Science Subsystem
UVIS - Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph
VIMS - Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer