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Publications: Dr Nicholas Cooper

Rambaux N, Lainey V, Cooper N, Auzemery L, Zhang QF ( 2022 ) . Spherical harmonic decomposition and interpretation of the shapes of the small Saturnian inner moons★ . Astronomy & Astrophysics vol. 667 ,
Zhang QF, Qin WH, Ma YL, Lainey V, Cooper NJ, Rambaux N, Li Y, Zhu WH ( 2022 ) . Complementary astrometry of Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem images of phoebe . Planetary and Space Science vol. 221 ,
Zhang QF, Zhou XM, Tan Y, Lainey V, Cooper NJ, Vienne A, Qin WH, Li Z et al. ( 2021 ) . A Comparison of Centering Algorithms in the Astrometry of Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem Images and Anthe’s Astrometric Reduction . Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Lainey V, Casajus LG, Fuller J, Zannoni M, Tortora P, Cooper N, Murray C, Modenini D et al. ( 2020 ) . Publisher Correction: Resonance locking in giant planets indicated by the rapid orbital expansion of Titan . Nature Astronomy1 - 1 .
Lainey V, Casajus LG, Fuller J, Zannoni M, Tortora P, Cooper N, Murray C, Modenini D et al. ( 2020 ) . Resonance locking in giant planets indicated by the rapid orbital expansion of Titan .
Lainey V, Gomez Casajus L, Fuller J, Zannoni M, Tortora P, Cooper N, Murray C, Modenini D et al. ( 2020 ) . Resonance locking in giant planets indicated by the rapid orbital expansion of Titan . Nature Astronomy
Tiscareno MS, Nicholson PD, Cuzzi JN, Spilker LJ, Murray C, Hedman MM, Colwell J, Burns JA et al. ( 2019 ) . Close-range remote sensing of Saturn’s rings during Cassini’s ring grazing orbits and grand finale . Science vol. 364 ,
Araujo NCS, Renner S, Cooper NJ, Moutamid ME, Murray CD, Sicardy B, Neto EV ( 2019 ) . The dynamics of the outer edge of Saturn's A ring perturbed by the satellites Janus and Epimetheus .
Araujo NCS, Renner S, Cooper NJ, El Moutamid M, Murray CD, Sicardy B, Vieira Neto E ( 2019 ) . The dynamics of the outer edge of Saturn’s A ring perturbed by the satellites Janus and Epimetheus . Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society vol. 486 , ( 4 ) 5037 - 5045 .
Lainey V, Noyelles B, Cooper N, Murray C, Park R, Rambaux N ( 2019 ) . Interior properties of the inner Saturnian moons from space astrometry data .
Lainey V, Noyelles B, COOPER N, Rambaux N, MURRAY CD, Park R ( 2019 ) . Interior properties of the inner Saturnian moons from space astrometry data . Icarus
Zhang QF, Lainey V, Cooper NJ, Vienne A, Peng QY, Xiong YT ( 2018 ) . First astrometric reduction of Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem images using an automatic procedure: application to Enceladus images 2013-2017 . MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY vol. 481 , ( 1 ) 98 - 104 .
COOPER NJ, Lainey V, Meunier L-E, Murray CD, Zhang Q-F, Baillie K, Evans MW, Thuillot W et al. ( 2018 ) . The Caviar Software Package for the Astrometric Reduction of Cassini ISS images: description and examples . Astronomy and Astrophysics vol. 610 , Article A2 ,
Zhang QF, Lainey V, Vienne A, Cooper NJ, Peng QY, Wang N ( 2017 ) . Astrometric Reduction of Cassini ISS Images of Enceladus in 2015 Based on Gaia DR1 . Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union . vol. 12 , 411 - 412 .
Lainey V, Jacobson RA, Tajeddine R, Cooper NJ, MURRAY CD, Robert V, Tobie G, Guillot T et al. ( 2016 ) . New constraints on Saturn’s interior from Cassini astrometric data . Icarus vol. 281 , 286 - 296 .
Renner S, Cooper NJ, El Moutamid M, Sicardy B, Vienne A, Murray CD, Saillenfest M ( 2016 ) . Origin of the chaotic motion of the saturnian satellite atlas . The Astronomical Journal vol. 151 , ( 5 ) Article ARTN 122 , 1 - 9 .
Renner S, Cooper NJ, Moutamid ME, Sicardy B, Vienne A, Murray CD, Saillenfest M ( 2016 ) . Origin of the chaotic motion of the Saturnian satellite Atlas .
Lainey V, Jacobson RA, Tajeddine R, Cooper NJ, Murray C, Robert V, Tobie G, Guillot T et al. ( 2015 ) . New constraints on Saturn's interior from Cassini astrometric data .
Tajeddine R, Lainey V, Cooper NJ, Murray CD ( 2015 ) . Cassini ISS astrometry of the Saturnian satellites: Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Iapetus, and Phoebe 2004-2012 . ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS vol. 575 , Article ARTN A73 ,
Cooper NJ, Renner S, Murray CD, Evans MW ( 2015 ) . Saturns inner satellites: Orbits, masses, and the chaotic motion of atlas from new cassini imaging observations . Astronomical Journal vol. 149 , ( 1 )
Cooper NJ, Murray CD, Lainey V, Tajeddine R, Evans MW, Williams GA ( 2014 ) . Cassini ISS mutual event astrometry of the mid-sized Saturnian satellites 2005-2012 . Astronomy and Astrophysics vol. 572 ,
Cooper NJ, Murray CD, Lainey V, Tajeddine R, Evans MW, Williams GA ( 2014 ) . Cassini ISS Mutual Event Astrometry of the Mid-sized Saturnian Satellites 2005-2012 .
Murray CD, Cooper NJ, Williams GA, Attree NO, Boyer JS ( 2014 ) . The discovery and dynamical evolution of an object at the outer edge of Saturn's A ring . ICARUS vol. 236 , 165 - 168 .
Attree NO, Murray CD, Williams GA, Cooper NJ ( 2014 ) . A survey of low-velocity collisional features in Saturn's F ring . ICARUS vol. 227 , 56 - 66 .
Attree NO, Murray CD, Williams GA, Cooper NJ ( 2013 ) . A Survey of Low-Velocity Collisional Features in Saturn's F Ring .
Cooper NJ, Murray CD, Williams GA ( 2013 ) . LOCAL VARIABILITY IN THE ORBIT OF SATURN'S F RING . ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL vol. 145 , ( 6 ) Article ARTN 161 ,
Tajeddine R, Cooper NJ, Lainey V, Charnoz S, Murray CD ( 2013 ) . Astrometric reduction of Cassini ISS images of the Saturnian satellites Mimas and Enceladus . ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS vol. 551 , Article ARTN A129 ,
Attree NO, Murray CD, Cooper NJ, Williams GA ( 2012 ) . DETECTION OF LOW-VELOCITY COLLISIONS IN SATURN'S F RING . ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS vol. 755 , ( 2 ) Article ARTN L27 ,
Beurle K, Murray CD, Williams GA, Evans MW, Cooper NJ, Agnor CB ( 2010 ) . DIRECT EVIDENCE FOR GRAVITATIONAL INSTABILITY AND MOONLET FORMATION IN SATURN's RINGS . ASTROPHYS J LETT vol. 718 , ( 2 ) L176 - L180 .
Tiscareno MS, Burns JA, Sremcevic M, Beurle K, Hedman MM, Cooper NJ, Milano AJ, Evans MW et al. ( 2010 ) . PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND NON-KEPLERIAN ORBITAL MOTION OF "PROPELLER" MOONS EMBEDDED IN SATURN'S RINGS . ASTROPHYS J LETT vol. 718 , ( 2 ) L92 - L96 .
Hedman MM, Cooper NJ, Murray CD, Beurle K, Evans MW, Tiscareno MS, Burns JA ( 2010 ) . Aegaeon (Saturn LIII), a G-ring object . ICARUS vol. 207 , ( 1 ) 433 - 447 .
Hedman MM, Cooper NJ, Murray CD, Beurle K, Evans MW, Tiscareno MS, Burns JA ( 2009 ) . Aegaeon (Saturn LIII), a G-ring object .
Hedman MM, Murray CD, Cooper NJ, Tiscareno MS, Beurle K, Evans MW, Burns JA ( 2009 ) . Three tenuous rings/arcs for three tiny moons . ICARUS vol. 199 , ( 2 ) 378 - 386 .
Chávez CE, Murray CD, Beurle K, Cooper N, Evans MW ( 2008 ) . Observed channels in saturn's F ring by the cassini spacecraft and their relationship to prometheus . Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica: Serie de Conferencias . vol. 34 , 43 - 44 .
Murray CD, Beurle K, Cooper NJ, Evans MW, Williams GA, Charnoz S ( 2008 ) . The determination of the structure of Saturn's F ring by nearby moonlets . Nature vol. 453 , ( 7196 ) 739 - 744 .
Cooper NJ, Murray CD, Evans MW, Beurle K, Jacobson RA, Porco CC ( 2008 ) . Astrometry and dynamics of Anthe (S/2007 S 4), a new satellite of Saturn . ICARUS vol. 195 , ( 2 ) 765 - 777 .
Jacobson RA, Spitale J, Porco CC, Beurle K, Cooper NJ, Evans MW, Murra CD ( 2008 ) . Revised orbits of Saturn's small inner satellites . ASTRON J vol. 135 , ( 1 ) 261 - 263 .
Cooper NJ, Murray CD, Porco CC, Spitale JN ( 2006 ) . Cassini ISS astrometric observations of the inner jovian satellites, Amalthea and Thebe . ICARUS vol. 181 , ( 1 ) 223 - 234 .
Murray CD, Cooper NJ, Evans MW, Beurle K ( 2005 ) . S/2004 S 5: A new co-orbital companion for Dione . ICARUS vol. 179 , ( 1 ) 222 - 234 .
Murray CD, Chavez C, Beurle K, Cooper N, Evans MW, Burns JA, Porco CC ( 2005 ) . How Prometheus creates structure in Saturn's F ring . Nature vol. 437 , ( 7063 ) 1326 - 1329 .
Porco CC, Baker E, Barbara J, Beurle K, Brahic A, Burns JA, Charnoz S, Cooper N et al. ( 2005 ) . Imaging of Titan from the Cassini spacecraft . NATURE vol. 434 , ( 7030 ) 159 - 168 .
Porco CC, Baker E, Barbara J, Beurle K, Brahic A, Burns JA, Charnoz S, Cooper N et al. ( 2005 ) . Cassini Imaging Science: Initial results on Phoebe and Iapetus . SCIENCE vol. 307 , ( 5713 ) 1237 - 1242 .
Porco CC, Baker E, Barbara J, Beurle K, Brahic A, Burns JA, Charnoz S, Cooper N et al. ( 2005 ) . Cassini Imaging Science: Initial results on Saturn's atmosphere . SCIENCE vol. 307 , ( 5713 ) 1243 - 1247 .
Porco CC, Baker E, Barbara J, Beurle K, Brahic A, Burns JA, Charnoz S, Cooper N et al. ( 2005 ) . Cassini Imaging Science: Initial results on Saturn's rings and small satellites . SCIENCE vol. 307 , ( 5713 ) 1226 - 1236 .
Cooper NJ, Murray CD ( 2004 ) . Dynamical influences on the orbits of Prometheus and Pandora . ASTRON J vol. 127 , ( 2 ) 1204 - 1217 .