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Auroral Imaging Digital Data from the Spin-Scan Auroral Imager (SAI) on Dynamics Explorer-1
Entry ID: 81-070A-03

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Summary
Abstract: The DE-1 auroral image data set consists of all mission analysis files (MAFs)
generated at the University of Iowa. Each MAF contains one nadir-centered image
produced by one of the three photometers. The angular dimensions of a typical
full frame are 30 X 30 degrees and span 14,400 pixels. The images from all
three photometers are telemetered simultaneously with a repetition rate that
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mary Rae Dvorsky
Dataset Title: Dynamics Explorer - 1 Spin-scan Auroral Imager's (DESAI)
Online Resource: http://www-pi.physics.uiowa.edu/www/desai/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-09-23
Stop Date: 1991-02-28
Originating Center
Data Center
National Space Science Data Center, Space Science Data Operation Office, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: 81-070A-03A

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT M. CANDEY
Contact Address:
NASA, GSFC, Code 632
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (319) 335-1937
Fax: (319) 335-1753
Email: dvorsky at iowasp.physics.uiowa.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Iowa
Van Allen Hall
City: Iowa City
Province or State: IA
Postal Code: 52242
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Frank, L. A., J. D. Craven, K. L. Ackerson, M. R. English, R. H. Eather, and
R. L. Carovillano, Global auroral imaging instrumentation for the Dynamics
Explorer mission, Space Sci. Inst., 5, 369-393, 1981.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-07-28

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