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DawnCeresVestaOrientation Class

This is a collection of the orientation information available for Ceres and Vesta. The data comes from results of the Dawn mission to Ceres and Vesta.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  AGI.Foundation.Celestial
Assembly:  AGI.Foundation.Models (in AGI.Foundation.Models.dll) Version: 24.1.418.0 (24.1.418.0)
public static class DawnCeresVestaOrientation

The DawnCeresVestaOrientation type exposes the following members.

Public methodStatic memberComputeCeres

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.

Public methodStatic memberComputeVesta

Compute the IauOrientationParameters for Vesta.

Attitude for Vesta based upon the DAWN mission results. Orientation is from the file "JGDWN_VES20H_SHA.TAB" available from the website of the Planetary Science Institute. This data is derived from the DAWN mission analysis.

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