Space instrumentation - GERB

Space instrumentation - GERB

 Space instrumentation

GERB Telescope
AMOS realized the design and AIV of the GERB (Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget) experiment Telescope that is currently flying on board MSG (Meteosat Second Generation) satellite since August 2002.

  • Full aluminium : weight 1.640 kg
  • Dimensions : 180 x 135 x 150 mm
  • Entrance aperture stop : size 20.6 mm x 20.6 mm (f-number : f/2)
  • Field-of-view : 18° x 0.28°


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