XMM-Newton Data Files Handbook

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4.1.11 Spacecraft files

The spacecraft files contain information relating to an observation or slew period. The following spacecraft files are defined:

  1. Time Correlation file (*SC*TCS.FIT)

  2. Reconstructed Time Correlation file (*SC*TCX.FIT)

  3. Raw Attitude History file (*SC*RAS.ASC)

  4. Attitude History file (*SC*ATS.FIT)

  5. Reconstructed Orbit file (*SC*ROS.ASC)

  6. Periodic Housekeeping file (*SC*P[1...9]S.FIT)


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