Components and Specifications
The WSI is designed and built by the Marine Physical Lab. The primary components of the system are listed below.
Automatic Solar/Lunar Occultor:
Description of Observational Specifications
This section lists physical parameters describing the WSI. Some measured characteristics may vary slightly.
Dimensions: 28" W x 36" D x 36" H
Filters at 450 nm, 650 nm, 800 nm and open hole
cooled to -35ÌC to -40ÌC via 3-stage Peltier cooler and liquid coolant
Typical Calibration Characteristics (may vary slightly)xx:
all sky conditions, including full sun to starlight
Exposure Time: Variable, 100 msec day, 1 min starlight
by the Marine Physical Laboratory, SIO.