Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-9-451-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-9-451-2020
Research article
 | 
11 Dec 2020
Research article |  | 11 Dec 2020

Maximum-variance gradiometer technique for removal of spacecraft-generated disturbances from magnetic field data

Ovidiu Dragoş Constantinescu, Hans-Ulrich Auster, Magda Delva, Olaf Hillenmaier, Werner Magnes, and Ferdinand Plaschke

Related authors

The Cluster spacecraft's view of the motion of the high-latitude magnetopause
Niklas Grimmich, Ferdinand Plaschke, Benjamin Grison, Fabio Prencipe, Christophe Philippe Escoubet, Martin Owain Archer, Ovidiu Dragos Constantinescu, Stein Haaland, Rumi Nakamura, David Gary Sibeck, Fabien Darrouzet, Mykhaylo Hayosh, and Romain Maggiolo
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1087,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1087, 2024
Short summary
Advanced calibration of magnetometers on spin-stabilized spacecraft based on parameter decoupling
Ferdinand Plaschke, Hans-Ulrich Auster, David Fischer, Karl-Heinz Fornaçon, Werner Magnes, Ingo Richter, Dragos Constantinescu, and Yasuhito Narita
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 8, 63–76, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-63-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-8-63-2019, 2019
Short summary

Related subject area

Magnetometers
Automated static magnetic cleanliness screening for the TRACERS small-satellite mission
Cole J. Dorman, Chris Piker, and David M. Miles
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 13, 43–50, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-13-43-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-13-43-2024, 2024
Short summary
Analysis of geomagnetic observatory data and detection of geomagnetic jerks with the MOSFiT software package
Marcos Vinicius da Silva, Katia J. Pinheiro, Achim Ohlert, and Jürgen Matzka
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 12, 271–283, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-271-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-271-2023, 2023
Short summary
Copper permalloys for fluxgate magnetometer sensors
B. Barry Narod and David M. Miles
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2191,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2191, 2023
Short summary
Verification and calibration of a commercial anisotropic magnetoresistive magnetometer by multivariate non-linear regression
Nicholas Belsten, Mary Knapp, Rebecca Masterson, Cadence Payne, Kristen Ammons, Frank D. Lind, and Kerri Cahoy
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 12, 201–213, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-201-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-12-201-2023, 2023
Short summary
Quad-Mag board for CubeSat applications
Brady P. Strabel, Leonardo H. Regoli, Mark B. Moldwin, Lauro V. Ojeda, Yining Shi, Jacob D. Thoma, Isaac S. Narrett, Bret Bronner, and Matthew Pellioni
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 11, 375–388, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-11-375-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-11-375-2022, 2022
Short summary

Cited articles

Angelopoulos, V.: The THEMIS mission, Space Sci. Rev., 141, 5–34, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-008-9336-1, 2008. a
Auster, H. U., Glassmeier, K. H., Magnes, W., Aydogar, O., Constantinescu, O. D., Fischer, D., Fornaçon, K. H., Georgescu, E., Harvey, P., Hillenmaier, O., Kroth, R., Ludlam, M., Narita, Y., Okrafka, K., Plaschke, F., Richter, I., Schwarzl, H., Stoll, B., Valavanoglu, A., and Wiedemann, M.: The THEMIS fluxgate magnetometer, Space Sci. Rev., 141, 235–264, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-008-9365-9, 2008. a
Auster, U., Magnes, W., Delva, M., Valavanoglou, A., Leitner, S., Hillenmaier, O., Strauch, C., Brown, P., Whiteside, B., Bendyk, M., Hilgers, A., Kraft, S., Luntama, J. P., and Seon, J.: Space Weather Magnetometer Set with Automated AC Spacecraft Field Correction for GEO-KOMPSAT-2A, in: ESA Workshop on Aerospace EMS, Vol. 738, ESA Special Publication, p. 37, 2016. a
Balogh, A.: Planetary Magnetic Field Measurements: Missions and Instrumentation, Space Sci. Rev., 152, 23–97, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-010-9643-1, 2010. a
Behannon, K. W., Acuna, M. H., Burlaga, L. F., Lepping, R. P., Ness, N. F., and Neubauer, F. M.: Magnetic Field Experiment for Voyagers 1 and 2, Space Sci. Rev., 21, 235–257, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00211541, 1977. a
Download
Short summary
We propose a gradiometer-based technique for cleaning multi-sensor magnetic field data acquired on board spacecraft. The technique takes advantage on the fact that the maximum-variance direction of many AC disturbances on board spacecraft does not change over time. We apply the proposed technique to the SOSMAG instrument on board GeoKompsat-2A. We analyse the performance and limitations of the technique and discuss in detail how various disturbances are removed.