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Instrument: WFC : Wide Field Camera
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Associated Platforms
CALIPSO

Spectral/Frequency Information
Wavelength Keyword: Visible
Number Channels: 1
Spectral/Frequency Coverage/Range: 620-670 nm

Related Data Sets
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Description
[Source: NASA CALIPSO project Home Page, http://www-calipso.larc.nasa.gov/about/payload.php#WFC ]

The WFC is a modified version of the commercial off-the-shelf Ball Aerosopace CT-633 star tracker camera. It is a fixed, nadir-viewing imager with a single spectral channel covering the 620-670 nm region, selected to match band 1 of the MODIS (MODerate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument on Aqua.

Online Resources
http://www-calipso.larc.nasa.gov/about/payload.php#WFC

Instrument Logistics
Data Rate: 26 kbps
Instrument Owner: USA/NASA

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