OPAL (Optical Profiling of the Atmospheric Limb)

OPAL
Name OPAL (Optical Profiling of the Atmospheric Limb)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2023
Organisation Utah State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Dynamic profiling of the lower thermosphere, 90 - 160 km.

Description

Dynamic profiling of the lower thermosphere, 90 - 160 km. Resolve detail of the O2 A-band emission line. OPAL constellation with overlapping FOVs.

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Photo Sources [1]

Last modified: 2022-12-29
Detailed OPAL entry in the Database
Full Nanosats Database (much more data)

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