Prometheus Observations

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Prometheus is the inner shepherd satellite of the F-Ring

Prometheus has dimensions of 104x81x64 km with a period of revolution of 0.612990038 days. Planned flybys span the mission with close approaches on Jun 28 2007, Jun 16 2008, Jul 14 2008, and Jan 27 2010.

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 Prometheus.

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