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Instrument: GOMOS : Global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars
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Description
The Global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars (GOMOS) experiment is
an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) European Space Agency (ESA) instrument
on the ENVISAT spacecraft (launched March 1, 2002). The GOMOS instrument
will monitor the global ozone in the 250-950 nm window by comparing
measurements with the spectrum of stars outside and through the
atmosphere. The GOMOS instrument also will measure H2O, NO2, ClO, NO3,
BrO, OClO, temperature, and aerosols. The GOMOS instrument consists of two
bore-sighted telescopes, each with its own spectrometer. The GOMOS optical
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