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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

Abstract ======== The Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) consists of two cameras, a Wide Angle Camera (WAC) and a Narrow Angle Camera (NAC), mounted on a common pivot platform. This dataset includes the Basemap Reduced Data Records. The Map Projected Basemap RDR (BDR) data set consists of a global map of I/F measured by the NAC or in WAC filter 7 (both centered near 750 nm) at moderate/high incidence angle, photometrically normalized to a solar incidence angle (i) = 30 degrees, emission angle (e) = 0 degrees, and phase angle (g) = 30 degrees at a spatial sampling of 256 pixels per degree. The map is divided into 54 segments or 'tiles', each representing the NW, NE, SW, or SE quadrant of one of the 13 non-polar or one of the 2 polar quadrangles or 'Mercury charts' already defined by the USGS. Each tile also contains 5 backplanes: observation id for each included image; BDR metric, used to determine the stacking order of component images; solar incidence angle; emission angle; and phase angle.

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.mess-h-mdis-5-rdr-bdr-v1.0_injy-79pb
Data First Published 2018-06-26
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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