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Fig. 3 | Progress in Earth and Planetary Science

Fig. 3

From: Scientific innovations from the Mars aerosol optical depth based on satellite data with a temporal resolution of hours

Fig. 3

Observation strategy of the EMIRS instrument, which has a 3 × 3 element footprint (corresponding to its 3 × 3 array detector). During one observation cycle, a scan of the Martian disk with minimal gaps is performed. The line-of-sight pointing of the instrument is controlled by spacecraft slew and rotation, retracing, and pausing of the scan mirror. Source: Altunaiji et al. (2017)

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