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22/06/2011 524 views 0 likes
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These observations were made by Herschel’s HIFI instrument on 21 June, 8 July 2009 and June 24, 2010.

‘Direct detection of the Enceladus water torus with Herschel’ by P. Hartogh et al. is published in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 532, L2 doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201117377 (2011).

 

Contact for further information:

Markus Bauer
ESA Science and Robotic Exploration Communication Officer
Email: markus.bauer@esa.int
Tel: +31 71 565 6799
Mob: +31 61 594 3 954

Paul Hartogh
Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
Tel: +49 5556 979342
Email: hartogh@mps.mpg.de

Emmanuel Lellouch
LESIA-Observatoire de Paris
Tel: +33 1 45077672
Email: emmanuel.lellouch@obspm.fr

Göran Pilbratt
ESA Herschel Project Scientist
Email: gpilbratt@rssd.esa.int
Tel: +31 71 565 3621

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