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MAJ Jupiter Auroral Mapping (similar to MAJIS_JUP_DISK_SCAN but for high latitudes during high inclination phase)
Observations of Jupiter aurorae.
Scanning of the instrument slit over Jovian polar regions, from polar limb to approx. 50°N/S latitudes, with exposure times optimized for weak auroral emissions.

Duration: typically, 40 min (200 lines <-> typical size of latitudes where polar ovals are observed)


nadir offset
Jupiter atmosphere


During low sub-s/c latitude phases, observations are performed during pericenter segments, around the time when sub-spacecraft points passes the 180° System III longitude (better visibility of North Polar Oval).
Observations consist of four cubes intercalated in time of about 50 min (from the start of the (n)-th cube to the start of the (n+1)-th cube). During the high sub-s/c latitude phase, further observations (sets of four or more cubes) will be performed at each passage at the local maximum absolute value of s sub-s/c latitude. Observations at low latitudes can be also performed on the basis of orbit-by-orbit assessment.
any rule that is used to schedule the observation: repetition rules, continuous (plasma instruments), one-off, every orbit, every day, etc
out of eclipses, observations are not performed when the optical axis of satellite is not compliant with EID-MAJ-02050
conditions that make the observation not possible (e.g. thruster firing)