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Second by Second Airglow Data

NSSDCA ID: SPIO-00261

Availability: At NSSDC, Ready for Offline Distribution (or Staging if Digital)

Time span: 1967-07-29 to 1968-10-02

Description

This data set, supplied by the principal investigator, consists of second-by-second airglow photometer data contained on binary magnetic tapes written on an IBM 360 computer. Each physical block of 21,676 bytes contains (1) a label record (tape identification data); (2) an attitude-orbit minute and special event record (universal time in milliseconds of day and ephemeris data); (3) a variable number of records containing bias for playback and realtime data, universal time in milliseconds of day, day and year, mirror position, temperatures, average electrometer output, average dark current, average cross talk, average photocurrent, and airglow intensity in volts; (4) a minute summary record; (5) a calibration and file summary record; and (6) a subcom record containing time, volts, temperatures (of -X panel, of OPEP 1 (+Z), of main body photometer and of OPEP package), error signals (pitch, roll, yaw and array), and scan head angles (A, B, C and D).

Alternate Names

  • Sec. by Sec. Airglow Data

Discipline

  • Space Physics: Ionospheric Studies

Old NSSDCA ID

  • 67-073A-12P

Additional Information

Spacecraft

Experiments

Questions and comments about this data collection can be directed to: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mrs. Virginia B. ZannerGeneral ContactNASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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