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Instrument: SLIM-6
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Associated Platforms
UK-DMC
NIGERIASAT-1
ALSAT-1
BEIJING-1

Spectral/Frequency Information
Wavelength Keyword: Near Infrared
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Description
The Alsat-1 imager, called SLIM-6, is a high performance
camera system designed to provide medium resolution,
high dynamic range and low noise imagery from orbit.
The Camera is of the push broom type. whereby the side
scan is performed electronically at the focal plane array
and the forward scan is provided by the motion of the
spacecraft.

[Excerpt from:
"A New Micro-Satellite CCD Camera Controller Design", A.b. Benhouzid, A. Rachedi, K. Laidi,
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/iel5/10107/32390/01512571.pdf]

Also See:
"Alsat-1: First Results of Multispectral Imager", A. Rachedi, N. Hadj-Sahraoui, A. Brewerb,
http://www.isprs.org/istanbul2004/comm1/papers/62.pdf

Online Resources
http://www.asal-dz.org/
http://www.dmcii.com/products_sensor.htm
http://www.isprs.org/istanbul2004/comm1/papers/62.pdf
http://space.skyrocket.de/index_frame.htm?http://www.skyrocket.de/space/doc_sdat/alsat-1.htm
http://zenit.sstl.co.uk/index.php?loc=107

Instrument Logistics
Instrument Owner: Agence Spatiale Algerienne

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