IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - MAGSAT--A new satellite to survey the earth's magnetic field

Author(s): F. Mobley ; L. Eckard ; G. Fountain ; G. Ousley
Sponsor(s): IEEE Magnetics Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 1980
Volume: 16
Page(s): 758 - 760
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9464
ISSN (Online): 1941-0069
DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.1980.1060781
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The MAGSAT satellite was launched on October 30, 1979 into a sun-synchronous dawn-dusk orbit, of 97° inclination, 350 km perigee, and 550 km apogee. It contains a precision vector magnetometer and... View More

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