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Physical Characteristics of Comets

A PDS3 version of this data set can be found here.


Abstract: This dataset is a compilation of observational measurements on comet morphology and magnitude covering just over a thousand apparitions of various comets from -466 to 1975. These data were migrated from the PDS3 dataset EAR-C-5-DDR-PCC-V1.0. For migration, the data files were left untouched and the information in the PDS3 labels was translated into PDS4 format and augmented with additional metadata; the reference list file was converted to a document product; and the PDS3 data set catalog file was edited and updated to create the description document.

urn:nasa:pds:compil-comet:phys_char::1.0 MD5 Checksums Browse Download (37.9 KB)

Citation to use when referencing this PDS4 collection: "Vsekhsvyatskii, S. K.; Raugh, A. C.; and A'Hearn, M.; Physical Characteristics of Comets (PDS4 Format), urn:nasa:pds:compil-comet:phys_char::1.0; NASA Planetary Data System, 2019."

This PDS4 collection is a part of the following PDS4 bundle:

urn:nasa:pds:compil-comet::3.0 Comet Data Compilations from Published Sources Browse

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