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Ulysses HISCALE Data Analysis Handbook


Chapter 4: Instrument Details


4.4 Passband Data and Calculated Responses


Table 4.10 Composition Aperture (WART) parameters and logic




Figure 4.30 Composition aperture energy losses




Figure 4.31 Delta E versus E for composition aperture (WART)




Figure 4.32 WART channel definitions



  Absorber 2 Absorber 3
Absorber Material Silicon Silicon
Thickness (microns) 4.50 200.00
RMS UNC (microns) 0.10 2.00
Max. Conical Half Ang. 22.50 22.50
Detector AMS Noise (keV) 29.00 0.00
Electronic Noise (keV) 65.00 10.00



Table 4.14 WART passband 


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Updated 8/8/19, Cameron Crane


Manufacturer: ESA provided the Ulysses spacecraft, NASA provided the power supply, and various others provided its instruments.

Mission End Date: June 30, 2009

Destination: The inner heliosphere of the sun away from the ecliptic plane

Orbit:  Elliptical orbit transversing the polar regions of the sun outside of the ecliptic plane