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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - VCS-WA -
Full Name Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Geometry
Instrument Technology Sampling
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Television camera, single VIS channel, 104° field of view
Resolution Summary Frame: 1200x1200 km2 when pointing normal to the Earth surface, Resolution: 3 km at image center when pointing normal to the Earth surface
[Best Resolution: 3000m]
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
TIROS-1 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1960 - 1960)
TIROS-2 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1960 - 1961)
TIROS-3 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1961 - 1962)
TIROS-4 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1962 - 1962)
TIROS-5 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1962 - 1963)
TIROS-6 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1962 - 1963)
TIROS-8 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1963 - 1967)
TIROS-7 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1963 - 1968)
TIROS-10 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1965 - 1967)
TIROS-9 - Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite (1965 - 1968)
ESSA-1 - Environmental Science and Services Administration - 1 (1966 - 1968)
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