Leap Second Kernel

The Parker Solar Probe (PSP) mission is providing a full set of SPICE kernels for use with the mission data. If you are unfamiliar with SPICE kernels, please see the JPL Navigation and Ancillary Information Facility (NAIF) SPICE page, available at URL: https://naif.jpl.nasa.gov/naif/. NAIF offers a set of tutorials and access to the SPICE software at the left of the webpage.

File Naming Convention - naifNNNN.tls (where NNNN is the NAIF assigned version number)

Description - The kernel is used for Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to TDB time conversions It contains a tabulation of all leap seconds that have occurred. It is a generic SPICE kernel, independent of flight project. The kernel is produced by NAIF and is only updated as needed.


The form below allows to download either a selection of files, or all files in the form of a single zip file. Alternatively, you can right click on the single file, and select "Save Link As"; this allows the download of a single unzipped file

Available Leap Second Kernel files for Parker Solar Probe

Select FileFile NameFile Size
naif0012.tls 5.28 Kb