The Adcole Miniature Spinning Sun Sensor is designed for use on small spinning satellites. This sensor has flown on the ST5 and Themis satellite clusters, and has been delivered for the NASA MMS program.
Fully integrated unit with optical heads and electronics processing circuitry.
Field of View
±87.5° from normal to spin axis
+12V to +15V (Power consumption less than 0.5 W)
Parallel 11 data bits plus sun crossing pulse output
0.55lb (0.25kg) max
2.26″ x 2.03″ x 2″ (57 x 51.5 x 51 mm), exclusive of connector and mounting pads