Pan Observations

Pan picture
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Pan orbits Saturn in the Encke Gap, which contains a small ring within the same orbit.

Pan has dimensions of 34.4 x 31.4 x 20.8 km with a period of revolution of 0.575050718 days. Planned flybys span the mission with a close approach on Jun 19, 2010 and many encounters planned near the end of the mission.

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

For observation times and instruments compare the Small Satellites Events file with "other" entries in the Master Schedule.