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Cluster II Level Zero Data, Raw Telemetry


Availability: Proprietary Data - Contact Agent for More Information

Time span: 2000-08-22 to 2005-12-01


This data set, obtained on a set of CD-ROMs, contains the raw telemetry data, or Level 0 data, for all eleven experiments on each of the four Cluster II spacecraft. These data are used by the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator groups to produce the Summary Parameters (1-minute resolution, one spacecraft) and the Prime Parameters (1-spin resolution, all four spacecraft) that are made available via NSSDC's CDAWeb on-line system at . Currently (December 2000) the Summary Parameters are publicly available, but the Prime Parameters are available from CDAWeb only on a password-protected basis.

This data set consists of many CD-ROMs, each of which contains multiple folders of files for each of the four Cluster II spacecraft. At the top level of the directory structure of each CD there is a folder for each of the four spacecraft, plus one for data descriptions, one for (orbit-related) software, and three others that list the data start/stop times (nominally one day) and status, and directory structure, filenames, and sizes. Within each spacecraft folder is a folder for each of the five different types of data available.

Each CD-ROM contains a full set of data format descriptions for the various data sets included. Other ancillary files are also included: housekeeping parameters, command history, spacecraft orbit/attitude, index of files, et cetera. Descriptions of the experiments themselves are not included.

Alternate Names

  • Cluster II Level 0 Data; Raw TM


  • Space Physics: Magnetospheric Studies
  • Ancillary: Ephemeris/Orbit/Attitude
  • Space Physics: Heliospheric Studies


  • 00-041A-00D
  • 00-041B-00D
  • 00-045A-00D
  • 00-045B-00D

Additional Information



Questions and comments about this data collection can be directed to: Dr. H. Kent Hills



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. William H. MishGeneral ContactNASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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