BackForwardInstrument:  SFM-2 

Instrument details
Acronym SFM-2
Full name Spectrophotometer - 2
Purpose Ozone profile
Short description UV/VIS spectro-photometer with 4 channels in the range 0.25-0.51 µm
Background It is not sure that the instrument has been actually flown
Scanning Technique Sun occultation
Resolution 300 km (horizontal), 1-2 km (vertical) in the altitude range 10-60 km.
Coverage / Cycle N/A (few measurements/day at latitudes above 70°
Mass Power Data Rate


Providing Agency Roscosmos
Instrument Maturity Flown on operational programme
Utilization Period: 2002 to 2006
Last update: 2017-01-17
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Limb sounders
  • Limb sounder
WIGOS Subcomponents No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Mission objectives
No mission objectives have been defined.
Evaluation of Measurements

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Note: * Primary mission objective.