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San Fernando Observatory-Cartesian Full Disk Telescope
STATUS
PI Instrument And Archive
AVAILABILITY
Processed images and photometric indices for sunspot area and deficit and facular area and brightness indices.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
email angie.cookson@csun.edu
Solar Instruments
Photometric full-disk telescope producing 512 x 512 pixel images of the sun and nearby sky.
CONTACT
Angie Cookson
CSUN
Dept of Physics and Astronomy California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330
818-367-9333
angie.cookson@csun.edu
www.csun.edu/sfo
SECONDARY CONTACT
Dr. Gary A. Chapman
CSUN
Dept of Physics and Astronomy California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330
818.367.9333
gary.chapman@csun.edu
www.csun.edu/sfo/
SPECIFICATIONS
Spectral Range1 nm K-line, 10 nm red and blue
Spectral ResolutionN/A
Spatial Coverage and Resolution5.12 arc-sec pixels
Temporal Resolution3 minutes per image
Data Accuracy0.3 %
Data PrecisionN/A
Physical Observablesfull disk, sunspots, faculae, plage
Derived Outputsphotometric images, solar photometric indices of sunspot areas and deficits, faculae area, excesses, brightness
Concurrence OpportunitiesN/A
Expected LifetimeN/A
Location or OrbitSan Fernando Observatory, Sylmar, CA
Capability SummaryFull disk photometric images in 672.3, 472.3,393.4 nm
SchedulingDaily
Archival Data1986-present
Number of Userstypically 5 or 6
Planned UpgradesN/A
Sub-Instrumentsnone
Data Productsphotometric images, solar indices of sunspot areas, deficits, facular areas, excesses, brightness
University FacilityYes
National Ground BasedNo
SatelliteNo
Virtual ArchiveYes
REFERENCES
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REMARKS
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UPDATED ON
4 Dec 2009 17:30