BackForwardInstrument:  SXEUV 

Instrument details
Acronym SXEUV
Full name Solar X-EUV imaging telescope
Purpose Space Weather - Solar activity monitoring
Short description Fluxmeter to measure X-rays in the range approximately 1-10 keV and and Extreme UV radiation in 5 channels in the range approximately10-130 nm, including Fe-IX at 17.1 nm, Fe-XII at 19.5 nm, Fe-XV at 28.4 nm, He-II at 30.4 nm, and H-Lyman-alpha at 121.6 nm
Background New development
Scanning Technique Sun pointing from GEO
Resolution N/A (full disk)
Coverage / Cycle Full solar disk at 1 ms intervals (X-ray) and 10 ms (EUV)
Mass Power Data Rate

 

Providing Agency CMA
Instrument Maturity Backed by strong heritage
Utilization Period: ≥2018 to ≥2040
Last update: 2017-05-18
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Solar and space environment monitors
  • Solar activity monitor
Mission objectives
Primary mission objectives
  • Solar EUV flux
  • Solar X-ray flux
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Tentative Evaluation of Measurements

The following list indicates which measurements can typically be retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable, click on the respective variable.

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VariableRelevance for measuring this variableOperational limitationsExplanation
Solar X-ray flux3 - highNo specific limitation.Few channels, wide dynamic range
Solar EUV flux1 - primaryNo specific limitation.Several channels, wide dynamic range