ANALYSIS OF THE SOLAR PHASE CURVES OF THE JUPITER’S SATELLITE CALLISTO

В. И. Шавловский

Abstract


Usinglong-term photoelectirc observations by author and Lockwood et al. for solar phase angles from 0 to 12 degree wehave obtained Hapke’s parameters w, g, h, B of the solar phase functions for the leading and trailing hemispheres ofthe Jupiter’s satellite Callisto. The curve, with parameters determined from the 0.540 μm ground-based observationsin the small range of (from 0 to 12 degree), agrees well with the total solar phase functions for both hemispheresmeasured in the large interval of (from 10 to 140 degree) during space probe missions by Voyager.

Keywords


satellite Callisto; solar phase functions.

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