nano-ssoc-a60 analog sun sensor
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Nano-SSOC-A60 analog sun sensor

Flight heritage since 2016

2,200.00

Sun Sensor on a Chip (SSOC) is a two-axes and low cost sun sensor for high accurate sun-tracking, pointing and attitude determination. The device measures the incident angle of a sun ray in two orthogonal axes, providing a high sensitivity based on the geometrical dimensions of the design. nanoSSOC sun sensor is based on MEMS fabrication processes to achieve high integrated sensing structures. nanoSSOC-A60 has minimum size, weight and power consumption to be the perfect ADCS solution for nano satellite platforms like Cubesats.

Availability: 2 – 4 weeks

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Application

  • Satellite attitude determination
  • Balloons and UAVs control
  • Accurate Sun position determination
  • Satellite solar panel positioning

Heritage

  • Same technology as the SSOC-A60 and SSOC-D60 sensors
  • More than 30 units, used aboard more than 10 operational missions
  • Included in the Cepheus mission (3U)
  • 2 orthogonal axes
  • Field of View: +/- 60 deg
  • Accuracy: <0.5 deg (3-Sigma)
  • Precision: <0.1 deg
  • Communication: 4 analog voltage outputs
  • Dimensions: 27.4 x 14 x 5.9 mm
  • Mass: 4 g
  • Power supply: 3.3V or 5V
  • Operating temperature: -30 to +85 degC
  • Average current consumption: <2 mA