The Coarse Sun Sensor Pyramid provides two axes of analog sun angle and sun presence data. The sensor is used for solar-array pointing, sun acquisition, and failsafe recovery. Adcole can custom design mounting brackets and stray light baffles to accommodate any desired field of view/spacecraft geometry.
Four Single Detectors arranged into two orthogonal pairs
Redundant version with eight detectors also available
Field of View
2π steradian plus Note: Baffles can be provided to restrict the Field of View