BackForwardInstrument:  GGAK-E/FM-E 

Instrument details
Acronym GGAK-E/FM-E
Full name GGAK-E / Magnetometer instrument
Purpose To measure the magnetic induction vector at the satellite position
Short description Digital ferro-sonde magnetometer to measure the three components of the magnetic induction vector in the range ±0.01 to ±600 nT for each component, with resolution ±0.06 @ maximum of the dynamics
Background Part of the GGAK-E (Heliogeophysical Instrument Complex on Electro-L) package, also confirmed for Electro-M (GGAK-E/M) and adapted to Arctica (GGAK-E/A)
Scanning Technique In-situ measurement in GEO
Resolution N/A
Coverage / Cycle Sampling at 0.06 s intervals
Mass 3 kg Power 3 W Data Rate

 

Providing Agency Roscosmos
Instrument Maturity Flown on operational programme
Utilization Period: 2012-01-15 to ≥2039
Last update: 2016-07-05
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Solar and space environment monitors
  • Field or radiowave sensor
Mission objectives
Opportunity objectives
  • Geomagnetic field
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Tentative Evaluation of Measurements

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VariableRelevance for measuring this variableOperational limitationsExplanation
Geomagnetic field3 - highNo specific limitation.Platform, vectorial, narrow dynamics, high resolution