In-Flight Performance and Calibration of the LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) for the New Horizons Mission

10 Jan 2020 Weaver H. A. Cheng A. F. Morgan F. Taylor H. W. Conard S. J. Nunez J. I. Rodgers D. J. Lauer T. R. Owen W. M. Spencer J. R. Barnouin O. Rivkin A. S. Olkin C. B. Stern S. A. Young L. A. Tapley M. B. Vincent M.

The LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) is a panchromatic (360--910 nm), narrow-angle (field of view = 0.29 deg), high spatial resolution (pixel scale = 1.02 arcsec) visible light imager used on NASA's New Horizons (NH) mission for both science observations and optical navigation. Calibration observations began several months after the NH launch on 2006 January 19 and have been repeated annually throughout the course of the mission, which is ongoing... (read more)

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