The purpose of these plots is to show where the imagers on POLAR will be pointed at the Earth's surface within the next few weeks. Snapshots illustrates the the view of the Earth from Polar, with the VIS, UVI, and PIXIE field of views indicated. A snapshot of the Earth is generated at each slew manuever, followed by a snapshot halfway in time between the adjacent slew manuevers. Therefore, the snapshots alternate between times at slew manuevers and times halfway between slew manuevers. Twelve snapshots are given per plot, so one day requires 4 to 6 plots.

Scott Boardsen, boardsen@mail630.gsfc.nasa.gov

Last updated on July 14, 1997
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