Coarse Analog Sun Sensor CASS

Coarse Analog Sun Sensor (CASS)

The Adcole Coarse Analog Sun Sensor is a single axis model used for attitude control, solar array pointing, sun acquisition, and failsafe recovery.  Hundreds of these sensors have flown on earth orbiting and interplanetary programs.

Adcole CASS

KEY SPECIFICATIONS

Configuration

Number of Measurement Axes

1

Parameters

Field of View

Measurement Direction
Linear Range ±20°
Full FOV ±40°
Insensitive Direction ±55° Min.

Accuracy

±0.75° over the ±20° linear range

Input Power

None

Output

0 to 300 µA, each solar cell