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In "Simplified" mode, the results in the analysis are calculated by looking at each instrument's mission objectives: for each instrument we keep track of what the primary, secondary, and opportunity mission objectives are. These mission objectives indicate that an instrument is primarily envisioned to measure variable X, Y and Z, that variables A, B and C are its secondary objective, and that it may offer the opportunity to measure variables I and II although it is not optimized for that. The simplified Gap analysis produces a timeline based on this information. The simplified Gap analysis is only available for analyzing variables, not for missions.
In "Expert system" mode, the results in the analysis are calculated with an expert system. Internally, OSCAR works with a large set of 1700 rules that determine whether or not an instrument is capable of measuring a given variable, and to what degree. When you select "Expert system", the Gap analysis is performed based on this large set of rules.

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Variable sorting criteria

 

Each instrument is assigned with a up-to-5-step rating, evaluated as a blend of several elements.  For this particular Variable, the rating is driven by:

  • the spectral resolution;
  • the association with the contiguous X-ray range
  • the observed region (interplanetary space, Earth’s limb).

 

RATING CRITERIA:

1

  • High spectral resolution, associated to gamma-ray, viewing the interplanetary space
  • High spectral resolution, associated to gamma-ray, viewing the Earth’s limb

2

  • Coarse spectral resolution, associated to gamma-ray, viewing the interplanetary space
  • Coarse spectral resolution, associated to gamma-ray, viewing the Earth’s limb

3

  • High spectral resolution, viewing the interplanetary space
  • High spectral resolution, viewing the Earth’s limb

4

  • Coarse spectral resolution, viewing the interplanetary space
  • Coarse spectral resolution, viewing the Earth’s limb

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Found 18 results

This table has a large number of results.
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SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F0106:20 desc
X
XX
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F0210:00 desc
X
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F0306:20 desc
X
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F0506:20 desc
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F0606:20 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F0710:10 desc
X
XXXX
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F0806:10 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F1007:30 desc
X
XXXXXX
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F1105:00 desc
X
XXXXXXXX
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F1203:35 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primaryDMSP-F1305:51 desc
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
ST/12 - very highIonosphera-M N1 & N2TBDXXXX
ST/12 - very highIonosphera-M N3 & N4TBD
X
XXX
IXAE3 - highIRS-P310:30 desc
X
XXXXXXX
X
RGS3 - highXMM-Newton40 °
X
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PEM/AXIS3 - highUARS57 °
X
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
X
PIXIE3 - highPolar86 °
X
XXXXXXXXXXX
X
EPIC (XMM)4 - fairXMM-Newton40 °
X
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All instruments for measuring X-ray flux spectrum
Instruments Relevance Operational limitations
SEM/SSB/X-21 - primary
ST/12 - very high
CUBIC3 - high
GXRE/GRaBS3 - high
IXAE3 - high
RGS3 - high
PEM/AXIS3 - high
PIXIE3 - high
EPIC (XMM)4 - fair