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Platform: ACRIMSAT > Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Satellite
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 685 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.13 degrees
Equator Crossing: 10:50 AM descending node
Period: 99 m
Perigee: 683 km
Apogee: 727 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
The purpose of the Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor III (ACRIM III)
instrument is to study total solar Irradiance from the Sun. The ACRIM III
package is flying on a spacecraft called ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 5 years
Launch Date: 1999-12-20
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
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