SMART-1 Opens Its Infrared Eyes
Date: 03 March 2004
Depicts: Spcetrometer Science Results
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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