Metadata Updated: May 1, 2019

This dataset consists of reflectance spectra of small lunar areas measured in 120 spectral channels from 0.62 to 2.6 micrometers using the McCord circular-variable-filter (CVF) near-infrared photometer. A small aperture allows light from the selected lunar area to pass through the CVF and onto the detector. Each spectral channel is obtained sequentially as the CVF is rotated. Data were acquired using the 2.2 m telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. All spectra have been scaled to a given wavelength. Spectral resolution varies somewhat from run to run. The first half of the CVF produces data at approximately twice the spectral resolution as the second half joined are unreliable. All data were acquired as relative reflectance spectra and were calibrated to scaled reflectance data using a directional-hemispheric (diffuse) spectrum of Apollo 16 soil acquired by J. B. Adams.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date May 1, 2019
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date May 1, 2019
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Unique Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.mk88-l-120cvf-3-rdr-120color-v1.0
Thomas Morgan
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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Datagov Dedupe Retained 20190501230127
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2018-06-26
Homepage URL https://pds.nasa.gov/ds-view/pds/viewDataset.jsp?dsid=MK88-L-120CVF-3-RDR-120COLOR-V1.0
License http://www.usa.gov/publicdomain/label/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2018-07-19
Program Code 026:005
Related Documents https://pds.nasa.gov
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Category Earth Science

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