Sensors and Their SpecificationsMulti-Spectral Scanner (MSS)       The Multispectral Scanner is one of the Earth observing...
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  1. 1. Sensors and Their SpecificationsMulti-Spectral Scanner (MSS) The Multispectral Scanner is one of the Earth observing sensors introduced in the Landsat program. A Multispectral Scanner (MSS) was placed aboard each of the first five Landsat satellites.MSS Technical Specifications Spatial Spectral Number Temporal Image ProgrammSensor type Resolutio Swath Range of Bands Resolution Size able n 4 68 m X 18 days 185 km opto- 0.5 - (Landsat 83 m (L1-L3), 16 X 185 km No mechanical 1.1 µm 123 (or 57 m) days (L4 & L5) 185 km only)Band Specification Band Wavelength Resolution Swath Width Revisit time (µm) (m) (km) (days) Band 1 (gre) 0.5 to 0.6 79 185 16 Band 2 (red) 0.6 to 0.7 79 185 16 Band 3 (red-NIR) 0.7 to 0.8 79 185 16 Band 4 (NIR) 0.8 to 1.1 79 185 16S K Diwakar

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