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Cassini T117 Titan Fly by

Authors:

V. Genot et al.

Change log

VersionAuthorNotes
1Gangloff
VersionAuthorNotes
1GangloffInitial version modified to handle the latest version of VESPA portal

Requirements and dependencies

Not applicable

Use case

Search and display data around a Titan fly-by with VESPA

Keywords

  • 3DView
  • TopCat

Summary

For this use case, we use 3DView and another tool called TopCat to display data searched by 3DView among VESPA services. We want to search for data provided by VESPA around a Titan flyby by the CASSINI spacecraft

Introduction

The Titan fly by is described below (source PDS):

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Steps

First step

Start 3Dview : goto http://3dview.cdpp.eu and click on the Launch 3DView button, save the file as launch3dview.jnlp and run the application

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Next step

In the desktop bar, select File/New to open a new 3D scene

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Next step

With the File/Manage scene menu,create a scene with Titan as central body, CASSINI as spacecraft and TIIS as coordinate system from 2016-02-16T21:00:00 to 2016-02-17T03:00:00

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Next step

Select the VESPA option in the Science Menu

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This opens the VESPA pop-up window,with Target,StartTime and StopTime already selected from the scene.

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Next step

Launch the animation and stop it at about 23:16,and click on the Select Region button to add a new search keyword.

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Next step

click on the Select Region button to add a new search keyword. The following pop-up window is opened.

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Next step

Then select a region

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Next step

To increase the number of possible responses, change the start date to 2010-02-16T21:00:00 and click on Search

The list of services is displayed in the left part of the window. The name of each service is displayed with the corresponding number of results.

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Next step

Click on titan to display the results of this database.

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Next step

Launch TopCat. This will automatically start the SAMP HUB hosted by TopCat.Right click on a raw displays several options depending on the data format.Select send via SAMP to TopCat. This option is available for data of mime type equal to application/x-votable+xml only.

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Next step

The table is loaded by TopCat, and visible in the Table List after a few seconds. Open the plane plotting window to display the contents of the table.

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Next step

In the plane plot window, Select temperature on X-axis and altitude on Y-axis.

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