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The ROLIS imaging experiment on the Rosetta lander

Mottola, S. and Michaelis, H. and Neukum, G. and Arnold, G. and Hirsch, H. and Jaumann, R. (1998) The ROLIS imaging experiment on the Rosetta lander. XXIII General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, April 20-24, 1998.

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Abstract

The ROLIS experiment is part of the payload on the Rosetta International Lander. The instrument consists of a highly integrated and lightweight CCD imager with a dual capacity. Firstly during the descent phase of the lander, just before touchdown, the imager will acquire a sequence of panchromatic pictures of the landing site. These images, which will have a spatial resolution of the order of a few millimeters, will gove context to the measurements performed in-situ by the lander payload. Secondly, after landing, the camera will be focused to a close-up disctance of 30 cm, from which it wil be possible to image regions below the lander with a spatial resolution of a few tenths of a millimeter. Furthermore, an autonomous, trichroic ilumination system will enable color images to be acquired. Coupled with the rotation capabilities provided by the main compartment of the lander, ROLIS will be able to acquire color images of the areas from which samples will be collected and analyzed by the other Lander instruments.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/10550/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information: LIDO-Berichtsjahr=1999,
Title:The ROLIS imaging experiment on the Rosetta lander
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Mottola, S.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Michaelis, H.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Neukum, G.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Arnold, G.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Hirsch, H.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Jaumann, R.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:1998
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Rolis, small bodies of the solar system, Rosetta Lander
Event Title:XXIII General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, April 20-24, 1998
Organizer:European Geophysical Society
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Institut für Planetenerkundung
Deposited By: Pieth, Susanne
Deposited On:16 Sep 2005
Last Modified:14 Jan 2010 15:48

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