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What does NIMS stand for?

NIMS stands for Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (Galileo mission)


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Fanale, base their findings on data gathered by Galileo's near-infrared mapping spectrometer during several passes by Europa.
O'Neil notes that researchers think the patch is real because two instruments aboard Galileo, the solid-state imaging camera and the near-infrared mapping spectrometer, both indicate the same feature.
Carlson of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, who leads studies with Galileo's near-infrared mapping spectrometer, says the low-resolution data he received hint at compositional differences between the asteroid's northern and southern hemispheres.