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Poster Session: Experimental Research and Analogues for Icy Bodies and Rings

Thursday, March 16, 2023, 6:30 PM
Town Center Exhibit Hall

Graham H. V.* Stern J. C. Bowman J. S. Doran P. T. Edgcomb V. P. et al.
Ocean Worlds Analog Field Site Assessment: A Report from a Community-Led Workshop [#1529]
A community workshop developed tools for evaluating the fidelity of an ocean worlds analog field site for individual scientific questions or engineering goals.
Vu T. H.* Cable M. L. Hodyss R. Johnson P. V.
Laboratory Characterization of Amino Acids in Frozen Enceladus Brines [#1282]
This work investigates how glycine and aspartic acid are distributed within frozen analog Enceladus brines upon exposure to surface conditions via Raman mapping.
Czernik T. B.* Meyers C. Hirth G. Cooper R. F.
Determination of the Attenuation for Ice Ih — Magnesium Chloride Hydrate Eutectics and Their Effects on the Thermomechanical Evolution of Europa [#1653]
Results from experiments performed to determine the attenuation of Ice Ih–magnesium chloride hydrate eutectics at planetary conditions relevant to Europa.
Gloesener E.* Vu T. H. Choukroun M. Davies A. G. Desmedt A. et al.
Liquid Ethane Substitution of Methane in Clathrate Hydrates Under Titan-Like Conditions [#2919]
We report the formation of ethane clathrates from the reaction of liquid ethane with methane clathrates and water ice under conditions relevant to Titan.
Hawkins E. K.* Lynch F. Simkin J. E.
Analog Experiments of Icy Moon Subsurface Ocean Dynamics [#2984]
The details of a novel device to study icy satellite interior dynamics and plans for initial experimentation will be presented.
Mc Keown L. E.* Lesage E. Scully J. E. C. Leonard E. J. Pappalardo R. T. et al.
An Investigation of the Formation of Lake Stars as an Analog for Europa's Manannán Crater Spider Feature [#2770]
Lake stars on Earth’s ponds / And maybe on Europa / Formed by impact brines.
Duncan T.* Neish C. Hedgepeth J.
Terrestrial Craters as Analogs for Degraded Craters on Titan [#2776]
To understand the formation of stream networks around Titan’s craters, Selk and Sinlap, we conduct an analog study of stream formation near terrestrial craters.
Yu X.* Li J. Garver J. Hawthorn A. White E. et al.
Buffo J. J.* Murdza A. Fox-Powell M. G. Meyer C. R. Schmidt B. E.
Ion Fractionation in Planetary Analog Ices [#1619]
Salts from deep oceans / Entrained within icy shells / Do they fractionate?
Ercilla Herrero O.* Sanchez-Benitez J. Muñoz-Iglesias V. Rivera-Calzada A. Prieto-Ballesteros O.
Dielectric Properties of Ammonia and Methanol Slurries. Applications to Icy Moons [#1186]
Dielectric properties of ammonia and metanol slurries in different stability regions for understand the interior of icy moons.
Mamo B. D.* Brody J. S. Teolis B. D. Retherford K. D. Becker T. M. et al.
Why is Europa Dark in the Far-Ultraviolet? Insights from the Laboratory [#2240]
Laboratory study on the mysterious absence of the water ice absorption edge in the far-UV spectrum of Europa.
Robertson K. M.* Li S.
Radiative Transfer Modeling of Gypsum-Ice Mixtures Under Variable Temperatures: Implications for Spectral Modeling of Icy Bodies [#2015]
We derive the optical constants of gypsum and ice at low temperature (–10°C to –180°C) and model particulate mixtures under variable temperatures.
Hsu A.* Berisford D. F. Goldstein D. B. Trafton L. M. Varghese P. L. et al.
Thermal Spectra of Simulated Meter-Scale Pure-Ice Penitentes, with Relevance to Europa Clipper Spectroscopy [#2561]
The thermal spectra of meter-scale pure-ice penitentes is produced and compared to that of a flat snow surface, with potential applications for Europa Clipper.
Williams T. L.* Czaplinski E. C. Chevrier V. F.
Experimental Investigation of the Acetylene-Carbon Dioxide Co-Crystal Under Titan Conditions [#2551]
On alien shores / The realm of organic haze / Does the crystal last?
Toyoda Y.* Arakawa M. Yasui M.
Low-Velocity Impact Experiments of Porous Ice Ball Simulating Saturn’s Ring Particle: Porosity Dependence of Restitution Coefficients and the Mechanism of Inelastic Collision [#2053]
We conducted low-velocity impact experiment using porous ice ball simulating Saturn’s ring particle and study porosity dependence of restitution coefficients.