Saturn texture with Cassini data?

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Saturn texture with Cassini data?

Post #1by rl90599 » 25.09.2020, 06:30

Hello, I remember seeing a post made by John van Vliet or someone else, probably in forum.celestialmatters.org, and it was about them making a north polar map of Saturn from real Cassini data (even with the hexagon storm! I don't know what program they used, maybe USGS's ISIS.), then converting it to cylindrical projection in which they blended it with another Saturn map. The polar map was colored gray. I also wonder what the south polar map of Saturn looks like :think:
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Post #2by John Van Vliet » 25.09.2020, 16:02

yup that was me

here is the texture
jvv1a_saturn.png

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Post #3by rl90599 » 25.09.2020, 16:21

Where's the gray one? The one without the Saturn texture overlaid on it? I also remember seeing it at a polar projection.
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Post #4by John Van Vliet » 26.09.2020, 00:53

you mean this one
4k.Sat.png

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Post #5by rl90599 » 26.09.2020, 06:15

Wow, that looks so amazing! I have a LOT of questions:
#1: What program did you use to make them?
#2: Where can I get the data?
#3: How long did that take to compile the map?

Also, can you try to compile a map similar to Bjorn Jonsson that he made recently with Cassini images from 2013-06-27? Heres the HD Version: Bjorn Jonsson's Saturn Map
Sorry if it probably takes more than an hour to compile them. I don't care if they're grayish or not.
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