25 August 1993 Anticipated performance of ASTER instrument in EM design phase
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ASTER is an advanced multispectral optical imager with a high spatial resolution, and covers a wide spectral region from visible to thermal infrared. In addition, ASTER has a stereoscopic viewing capability in the along-track direction. Excellent observational performances are expected by trying several technical challenges. High radiometric resolutions will be achieved by employing pushbroom scanning in visible, near infrared, and short wave infrared bands without sacrificing spatial resolutions. An adoption of active coolers will enhance the performance of short wave and thermal infrared bands. Major predicted observational performances of ASTER in the EM design phase are described.
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Hiroyuki Fujisada, Hiroyuki Fujisada, Akira Ono, Akira Ono, } "Anticipated performance of ASTER instrument in EM design phase", Proc. SPIE 1939, Sensor Systems for the Early Earth Observing System Platforms, (25 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152845; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.152845
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