Charge, Element, Isotope Analysis
Measurement of the mass, ionic charge and energy of the low and high speed solar wind, of suprathermal ions and of low energy flare particles
Particle counters and velocity measurement device based on time-of flight techniques.
Z ranging from 1 to 26, energy/mass range 0.2-3000 keV/nucleon
Part of a package of instruments to observe the solar atmosphere
Sun pointing from the L1 Lagrange libration point
N/A (full disk)
Coverage / Cycle
Full solar disk nearly continuous
Flown on an R&D satellite
1996 to ≥2021
Satellites this instrument is flying on
Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a
green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates
Solar and space environment monitors Energetic particle spectrometer
No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Primary mission objectives
Alpha particles differential directional flux Heavy ion flux energy and mass spectrum Proton differential directional flux Secondary mission objectives Solar wind density Solar wind temperature Show all Show fewer
Tentative Evaluation of Measurements
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