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Magnetometer (MAG)

NSSDCA ID: 2023-157A-04

Mission Name: Psyche


The Magnetometer (MAG) is designed to detect and measure the remanent magnetic field of asteroid 16 Psyche. It is composed of two identical high-sensitivity magnetic field sensors located at the middle and outer end of a 2-meter boom. The instrument team is based at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Technical University of Denmark.

Alternate Names

  • MAG
  • Psyche/Magnetometer(MAG)
  • urn:nasa:pds:context:instrument:psyche.mag


  • Planetary Science: Small Bodies
  • Planetary Science: Fields and Particles

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams



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