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SMART-1 Opens Its Infrared Eyes

SMART-1 Opens Its Infrared Eyes

Date: 03 March 2004
Satellite: SMART-1
Depicts: Spcetrometer Science Results
Copyright: ESA

The SIR Infrared spectrometer first light was on the Moon during a scan to calibrate the alignment and sensitivity of the instrument. SIR has 256 colour channels that will permit to chart lunar minerals from their spectral fingerprints.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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