Fine Spinning Sun Sensor

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The +/- 64 deg Adcole Sun Sensor provides better accuracy and resolution than the Miniature Spinning Sun Sensor. It is a redundant system consisting of one optical head per redundant electronics channel. It is used for attitude determination of spinning spacecraft, sun acquisition, and fail-safe recovery.

 

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Adcole Maryland Aerospace – Fine Spinning Sun Sensor

Overview
NameFine Spinning Sun Sensor
ManufacturerAdcole Maryland Aerospace
SubsystemACDS
ClassificationSun Sensor
Form FactorSmallSat
TRL9
HeritageYes
Vendor Overview
Vendor NameAdcole Maryland Aerospace
Vendor Websitehttp://www.adcolemai.com
Vendor LocationUnited States
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    SPECIFICATIONS
    SubsystemACDS
    ClassificationSun Sensor
    Form FactorSmallSat
    VendorAdcole Maryland Aerospace
    HeritageYes
    Mass0.71 kg
    Nominal Power0.4 W

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