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Panchromatic all-sky TV data
Entry ID: 1995-2000_S_ZS_GP01_LO_2001

Abstract: This is a Sino-Japan collaborative observation at Zhongshan Station,
Antarctica, which commenced in March 1995 (Principal Investigators: Prof.
Natsuo Sato, National Institute of Polar Research and Dr. Huigne Yang, Polar
Research Institute of China). The observation system comprises a HARPICON
(High-gain Avalanche Rushing Amorphous Photoconductor) TV camera fitted with a
fish-eye lens. A HARPICON ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.4   S: -79.0   E: 109.0   W: 83.2
Min Altitude: 80KM Max Altitude: 300KM

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-05-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5km
Longitude Resolution: 5km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: 2s
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 second - < 1 minute
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: video tapes
Distribution Format: NTSC
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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Yang et al.(2000): Synoptic observations of auroras along the postnoon oval: a
survey with all-sky TV observation at Zhongshan, Antarctica, Journal of
Atmospheric & Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 62,787-797.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-12-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24