THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Faraday Cup Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Space environment Geometry
Instrument Technology Space environment monitor Sampling
Data Access Open Access Data Format NetCDF
Measurements and Applications The Faraday Cup is a retarding potential particle detector that provides high time resolution solar wind proton bulk properties (wind speed, density and temperature). Instrument Measurements include: Alpha particles differential directional flux, Proton differential directional flux, Solar Wind Density, Solar Wind Temperature, and Solar Wind Velocity.
Resolution Summary
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Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Instrument Missions
DSCOVR - Deep Space Climate Observatory (2015 - 2023)
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