Measurement of the magnetic field in the magnetosphere and ionosphere
Description not available. Presumably, vector magnetometer with dynamic range: ±4 to ±65556 nT with resolution ±1 nT @ maximum of dynamics.
Part of the instrument package carried by the Zond satellite of the 5-satellite Ionozonde constellation
Travelling cross the magnetosphere in a drifting LEO
Coverage / Cycle
Large fraction of magnetosphere and ionosphere; sampling at 0.5 s intervals
Flown on an R&D satellite
≥2025 to ≥2028
Satellites this instrument is flying on
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Solar and space environment monitors Field or radiowave sensor
No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Tentative Evaluation of Measurements
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Variable Relevance for measuring this variable Operational limitations Explanation
Geomagnetic field 3 - high No specific limitation. Platform, vectorial, wide dynamics, high resolution