PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 301 - 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017) - Session Cosmic-Ray Indirect. CRI-instrumentation EAS
Simulations of mini-EUSO observations of UV phenomena in the atmosphere
G. Suino*, M. Bertaina, E. Bertola, R. Bonino, F. Fenu, A. Liberatore, A. Cellino, L. Conti, M. Perdichizzi, A. Nardelli, F. Capel, L.W. Piotrowski  on behalf of the JEM-EUSO Collaboration
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Pre-published on: August 16, 2017
Published on: August 03, 2018
The Mini-EUSO instrument is an UV telescope to be placed aboard the International Space Sta-tion (ISS) in the framework of the JEM-EUSO project. Mini-EUSO will map the Earth in the UV range (300 - 400 nm) with a spatial resolution of 5 km and a temporal resolution of 2.5 μs.
Therefore, Mini-EUSO offers an excellent opportunity to study a variety of physics phenomena such as transient luminous events and meteors, as well as searching for strange quark matter and test the detection of space debris. Mini-EUSO will serve also as a pathfinder for the study of Extreme Energy Cosmic Rays from space. A review on the expected performance of Mini-EUSO in detecting a variety of physical phenomena simulated with the EUSO Simulation and Analysis Framework (ESAF) package is described.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.301.0421
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