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Cluster-PEACE In-flight Calibration Status

  • A. N. FazakerleyEmail author
  • A. D. Lahiff
  • I. Rozum
  • D. Kataria
  • H. Bacai
  • C. Anekallu
  • M. West
  • A. Åsnes
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP)

Abstract

We briefly summarise key aspects of our on-going in-flight calibration work for the Cluster Plasma Electron And Current Experiment (PEACE) instruments, and demonstrate the quality of moments which may be achieved, by comparisons with measurements from other Cluster instruments. As improved calibrations are generated, data in scientific units which have been produced for the Cluster Active Archive will be systematically updated. This article is not intended as a detailed description of our calibration studies, but rather as a snapshot of the calibration status at the time of writing, which will give the researcher using the CAA an indication of the levels of accuracy that can be achieved at this time.

Keywords

Solar Wind Pitch Angle Spin Plane Moment Data Spacecraft Potential 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors thank ESA and STFC for funding. We are also grateful to other Cluster instrument teams and the CAA team for their support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Fazakerley
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. D. Lahiff
    • 1
  • I. Rozum
    • 1
  • D. Kataria
    • 1
  • H. Bacai
    • 1
  • C. Anekallu
    • 1
  • M. West
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Åsnes
    • 3
  1. 1.Mullard Space Science LaboratoryUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Now at Royal ObservatoryBelgiumBelgium
  3. 3.ESA/ESTECNoordwijkThe Netherlands

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