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Near-continuous, ground-based, Doppler-velocity observations of solar-system gas giants to measure oscillations and atmospheric dynamics

04-09-2020 - We propose to use a sensitive imaging spectrometer that can measure the oscillations of the giant planets with a precision high enough to enable detailed studies of the planetary interiors. The instrument is installed at a telescope in New Mexico, designed and fabricated using previous NASA EPSCoR funding. Two similar instruments currently being installed in Japan and France will ultimately allow for a three-site system, providing near-continuous observations of Jupiter over certain periods of the upcoming years, opening up a wealth of science investigations regarding observations of pulsations and atmospheric dynamics.