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Exploration of the Ice Giant Systems: A White Paper for NASA’s Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032

By SpaceRef Editor
July 23, 2020
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Chloe Beddingfield, Cheng Li, Sushil Atreya, Patricia Beauchamp, Ian Cohen, Jonathan Fortney, Heidi Hammel, Matthew Hedman, Mark Hofstadter, Abigail Rymer, Paul Schenk, Mark Showalter

Ice giants are the only unexplored class of planet in our Solar System. Much that we currently know about these systems challenges our understanding of how planets, rings, satellites, and magnetospheres form and evolve. We assert that an ice giant Flagship mission with an atmospheric probe should be a priority for the decade 2023-2032.

Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)

Cite as: arXiv:2007.11063 [astro-ph.IM] (or arXiv:2007.11063v1 [astro-ph.IM] for this version)

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From: Chloe Beddingfield 

[v1] Tue, 21 Jul 2020 19:47:12 UTC (5,115 KB)

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