Earth-Based Ring Occultations
The Rings Node is beginning to archive Earth-based Ring occultation data. For occultation data from Voyager (PPS, UVS and RSS), click here.
Our initial volume, EBROCC_0001 contains data from the occultation of the bright star 28 Sgr by Saturn's rings in July 1989.
For more information about the 28 Sgr occultation, see:
NICHOLSONETAL2000: Nicholson, P. D., R. G. French, E. Tollestrup, J. N. Cuzzi, J. Harrington, K. Matthews, O. Perkovic, and R. J. Stover 2000. Saturn's rings I. Optical depth profiles from the 28 Sgr occultation. Icarus 145, 474-501
HUBBARDETAL1997: Hubbard, W. B., and 27 other authors 1997. Structure of Saturn's mesosphere from the 28 Sgr occultations. Icarus 130 404-425.
NICHOLSONETAL1995: Nicholson, P. D., C. A. McGhee, and R. G. French 1995. Saturn's central flash from the 3 July 1989 occultation of 28 Sgr. Icarus 113, 57-83.
FRENCHETAL1993: French, R. G., and 17 other authors 1993. Geometry of the Saturn system from the 3 July 1989 occultation of 28 SGR and Voyager observations Icarus 103, 163-214.
HUBBARDETAL1993: Hubbard, W. B., and 21 other authors 1993. The occultation of 28 Sgr by Saturn: Saturn pole position and astrometry. Icarus 103, 215-234.
A volume of Uranian ring occultation data is in progress.
Watch this page for updates as new ring occultation data sets become available.