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DawnCeresVestaOrientationComputeCeres Method

Compute the IauOrientationParameters for Ceres. By default, the values from Iau2015Orientation are used for Ceres's axes instead of the values from this method.

Attitude for Ceres based upon the DAWN mission results. Information used by this function is from DATA/SHADR/JGDWN_CER18D_SHA.LBL, available from the Planetary Science Institute website using the link DWNCGRS_2 (Version 3), released 2018-05-08.

The values used by this function agree with the spice pck file dawn_ceres_v06.tpc available from the NAIF website. It references the source document as CERES_COORD_SYS_180628.PDF available from the Planetary Science Institute website which is an updated version of an original version CERES_COORD_SYS.PDF document from 2015-10-14.

Namespace:  AGI.Foundation.Celestial
Assembly:  AGI.Foundation.Models (in AGI.Foundation.Models.dll) Version: 23.2.417.0 (23.2.417.0)
public static IauOrientationParameters ComputeCeres(
	JulianDate date


Type: AGI.Foundation.TimeJulianDate
The date to evaluate the parameters.

Return Value

Type: IauOrientationParameters
The IauOrientationParameters representing the orientation of Ceres.
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