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Cassini/Huygens a mission to the Saturnian systems, 5-6 August 1996, Denver, Colorado

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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash., USA .
Written in English



  • Saturn (Planet)


  • Saturn probes,
  • Space vehicles -- Optical equipment,
  • Remote sensing,
  • Saturn (Planet) -- Exploration,
  • Saturn (Planet) -- Exploration -- Equipment and supplies,
  • Saturn (Planet) -- Photographic measurement

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesMission to the Saturnian systems
StatementLinda Horn, chair/editor ; sponsored and published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ; cooperating organizations, NARSIA--North American Remote Sensing Industries Association [and] ASPRS--American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
SeriesProceedings SPIE--the International Society of Optical Engineering ;, v. 28
ContributionsHorn, Linda., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers., North American Remote Sensing Industries Association., American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
LC ClassificationsQB671 .C37 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1015597M
ISBN 10081942191X
LC Control Number96068301

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