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Monochromatic all-sky CCD image data
Entry ID: 1998-2000_S_ZS_GP01_LO_2002

Abstract: This is a Sino-Japan collaborative observation at Zhongshan, Antarctica, which
commenced March 1998 (Principal Investigators: Prof. Natsuo Sato, National
Institute of Polar Research and Dr. Huigen Yang, Polar Research Institute of
China). The observation system comprises a CCD camera fitted with a fish-eye
lens and an interference filter, which can be manually changed between the two
target auroral lines on 557.7nm and 630.0nm. The HAMAMATSU Photonics's C4880-37
CCD camera provides images with a spatial resolution of 512*512*12 bits. The
exposure time is set to 15 seconds in observation and image data are originally
recorded on DVD RAM disks.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.4   S: -79.0   E: 109.0   W: 83.2
Min Altitude: 80KM Max Altitude: 300KM

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-03-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5km
Longitude Resolution: 5km
Temporal Resolution: 15s
Data Set Progress
Data Center
National Antarctic and Arctic Data Center, China Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (8621) 5871-7576
Email: zhangjie at
Contact Address:
451, Jinqiao Road
City: Shanghai
Province or State: Shanghai
Postal Code: 200136
Country: P.R.C.
Distribution Media: DVD RAM disks
Phone: +81-42-512-0602
Email: nsato at
Contact Address:
10-3, Midori-cho
City: Tachikawa-shi
Province or State: Tokyo
Postal Code: 190-8518
Country: Japan
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-12-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05