JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

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[EJ] Poster

P (Space and Planetary Sciences) » P-PS Planetary Sciences

[P-PS06] [EJ] Results of Venus science with Akatsuki in orbit for 1.5 year

Sat. May 20, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall HALL7)

convener:Takehiko Satoh(Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), Takeshi Horinouchi(Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University), Masaru Yamamoto(Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University), Kevin McGouldrick(University of Colorado Boulder)

[PPS06-P14] Cloud tracking method for the Venus satellite Akatsuki

*Takeshi Horinouchi1, Shin-ya Murakami2, Toru Kouyama4, Kazunori Ogohara5, Takeshi Imamura6, Masahiro Takagi7, Atsushi Yamazaki2, Manabu Yamada8, Shigeto Watanabe3 (1.Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, 2.JAXA/ISAS, 3.Hokkaido Information University, 4.AIST, 5.University of Shiga Prefecture, 6.University of Tokyo, 7.Kyoto Sangyo University, 8.Chiba Institute of Technology)

Keywords:Venus, Atmosphere, Cloud tracking

We present the novel cloud tracking method developed to estimate horizontal winds from the images obtained by the Venus orbiter Akatsuki. This presentation is based on the following papers:

Ikegawa, S., and T. Horinouchi (2016) Improved automatic estimation of winds at the cloud top of Venus using superposition of cross-correlation surfaces. Icarus, 271, 98-119.
Horinouchi, T., S. Murakami T. Kouyama, K. Ogohara, A. Yamazaki, M. Yamada, and S. Watanabe, Image velocimetry for clouds with relaxation labeling based on deformation consistency. Measurement Science and Technology, submitted.