Coarse Sun Sensor Detector

Coarse Sun Sensor Detector (Cosine Type)

The Coarse Sun Sensor Detector is a single detector model used for applications including solar array pointing, sun acquisition, and failsafe recovery.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS

Configuration

Single Detector

Parameters

Field of View

Approximate cosine, conical symmetry
Note: Baffles can be provided to restrict the Field of View

Input Power

None

Output

500 µA to 1300 µA peak. Can be customized to program requirements.

Typical CSS Response with no baffles installed.

Actual CSS response is shown solid; true cosine is shown dashed.