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LROC Specs:


Two Narrow Angle Cameras


Image scale 0.5 meter per pixel (10 micro-radian IFOV) at 50-km altitude
Maximum Image size 2.5 x 26 km at 50-km altitude
Optics f/3.59 Cassegrain (Ritchey-Chretien)
Effective FL 700 mm
Primary Mirror Diameter 195 mm
FOV 2.85° per NAC
MTF (Nyquist) > 0.23
Structure + baffle graphite-cyanate composite
Detector Kodak KLI-5001G
Pixel format 1 x 5,064
Noise 76 e-
A/D Converter Honeywell ADC9225
FPGA Actel RT54SX32-S
Mass 16.4kg (both)
Volume 70 cm x 27 cm diameter
Peak Power 9.3 W
Average Power 6.4 W
Sensitivity 400-750 nm
Voltage 28 V DC
Radiometric Accuracy 1% relative, 10% absolute
Detector Digitization 12-bit, encoded to 8-bit

Wide Angle Camera


Image format1024 x 14 pixels monochrome (push frame)
704 x 14 pixels 5-filter (visibleible, push frame)
128 x 4 2-filter UV color
Image Scale (nadir)1.50 milli-radian, 75 meters/pixel (visible)
7.67 milli-radian, 385 meters/pixel (UV, 4x4 binned)
Image frame width (km)105 km (visible monochrome)
60 km (visible color)
57 km (UV)
Opticsf/5.05 (visible)
f/5.65 (UV)
Effective FL6.0 mm (visible)
4.7 mm (UV)
Entrance Pupil Diameter1.19 mm (visible)
0.85 mm (UV)
FOV92° (monochrome)
61° (visible)
59° (UV)
System MTF (Nyquist)0.37
Electronics4 circuit boards
DetectorKodak KAI-1001
Pixel format1024 x 1024
Noise66±4 e−
Mass0.9 kg
Volume (width × length × height)15.8 cm x 23.2 cm x 32.3 cm
(incl. radiator)
Peak Power2.7 W
Average Power2.6 W
Filters#1 - 321 nm
#2 - 360 nm
#3 - 415 nm
#4 - 566 nm
#5 - 604 nm
#6 - 643 nm
#7 - 689 nm

Sequence and Compressor System (SCS)


FPGAXilinx XQR2V3000
InterfacesSpacewire, LVDS
Power SupplyInterpoint SMSA2805S
Mass1.2 kg
Volume16.8 cm x 11.4 cm x 4.45 cm
Peak Power4.5 W
Average Power4.0 W
Softwaredeveloped by MSSS (flight proven)

(specifications last updated: May 8th, 2013)

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