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Dust grains fall from Saturn’s D-ring into its equatorial upper atmosphere

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Science  05 Oct 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6410, eaat2236
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat2236

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vol. 362 no. 6410

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  • Received for publication February 6, 2018
  • Accepted for publication September 6, 2018

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  1. D. G. Mitchell1,*,
  2. M. E. Perry1,
  3. D. C. Hamilton2,
  4. J. H. Westlake1,
  5. P. Kollmann1,
  6. H. T. Smith1,
  7. J. F. Carbary1,
  8. J. H. Waite Jr.3,4,
  9. R. Perryman3,
  10. H.-W. Hsu5,
  11. J.-E. Wahlund6,
  12. M. W. Morooka6,
  13. L. Z. Hadid6,
  14. A. M. Persoon7,
  15. W. S. Kurth7
  1. 1Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, USA.
  2. 2Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.
  3. 3Southwest Research Institute, Division of Space Science and Engineering, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  4. 4The University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  5. 5Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.
  6. 6Swedish Institute of Space Science, Uppsala, Sweden.
  7. 7Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: donald.g.mitchell{at}


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