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Three Axis Satellite Magnetometer

The AAC SpaceQuest MAG-3 is a 3-axis satellite fluxgate magnetometer enables reliable and accurate spacecraft attitude measurements.

This space-qualified component and its predecessors have flown on numerous space missions from Georgia Tech PROX-1, Bigelow Aerospace Genesis-1 to Naval Research Laboratory missions and is particularly well suited to the radiation environments of high LEO orbits.

The low noise magnetometer consists of three magnetic sensors, X, Y and Z, operating independently and simultaneously. The unit consists of a “sense” (secondary) coil surrounding an inner “drive” (primary) coil that is wound around permeable core material. The phase detector identifies key harmonics, and these signals are integrated and processed to produce a highly sensitive magnetic field measurements.

The units may be configured to client requirements for supply voltage, total magnetic field range and total voltage range for various analogue outputs.

 

  • 3-Axis Measurement
  • Radiation Tolerant
  • Low Mass Rugged Design
  • Space Qualified (TRL-9)
  • Accuracy of ± 0.75% of Full Scale
  • Linearity of ± 0.015% of Full Scale
  • Sensitivity of 100 μV/nT

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