The Spanish Infrared Camera onboard the EUSO-BALLOON (CNES) flight on August 24, 2014

Rodríguez Frías, M.D. and Licandro, J. and Sabau, M.D. and Sánchez, J.L. and Franchini, Sebastian Nicolas and López, L. and Ramírez, L. and Joven, E. and Reyes, M. and González-Alvarado, C. and Belenguer, Tomás and Meseguer Ruiz, José and Perez Grande, María Isabel and Sáez Cano, G. and Soriano, J.F. and Carretero, J.H. and Prieto, H. and Morales de los Ríos, J.A. and Martín, Y. and Merino, A. and Sanz-Palomino, M. and García-Ortega, E. and Gascón, E. and Fernández-González, S. and Alonso Rodrigo, Gustavo and Roibás Millán, Elena and Sanz Andres, Angel Pedro and Pindado Carrion, Santiago and Maroto, O. and Díez Merino, L. and Tomás, A. and Carbonell, J. and Echeandía, C. and Pérez-Cano, S. and Peral, L. del (2015). The Spanish Infrared Camera onboard the EUSO-BALLOON (CNES) flight on August 24, 2014. In: "34th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC)", 30 Jul - 6 Ags, Hague, The Netherlands.


Title: The Spanish Infrared Camera onboard the EUSO-BALLOON (CNES) flight on August 24, 2014
  • Rodríguez Frías, M.D.
  • Licandro, J.
  • Sabau, M.D.
  • Sánchez, J.L.
  • Franchini, Sebastian Nicolas
  • López, L.
  • Ramírez, L.
  • Joven, E.
  • Reyes, M.
  • González-Alvarado, C.
  • Belenguer, Tomás
  • Meseguer Ruiz, José
  • Perez Grande, María Isabel
  • Sáez Cano, G.
  • Soriano, J.F.
  • Carretero, J.H.
  • Prieto, H.
  • Morales de los Ríos, J.A.
  • Martín, Y.
  • Merino, A.
  • Sanz-Palomino, M.
  • García-Ortega, E.
  • Gascón, E.
  • Fernández-González, S.
  • Alonso Rodrigo, Gustavo
  • Roibás Millán, Elena
  • Sanz Andres, Angel Pedro
  • Pindado Carrion, Santiago
  • Maroto, O.
  • Díez Merino, L.
  • Tomás, A.
  • Carbonell, J.
  • Echeandía, C.
  • Pérez-Cano, S.
  • Peral, L. del
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 34th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC)
Event Dates: 30 Jul - 6 Ags
Event Location: Hague, The Netherlands
Title of Book: Proceedings of Science : 34th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC)
Date: 2015
Faculty: Instituto de Microgravedad Ignacio Da Riva (UPM)
Department: Aeronaves y Vehículos Espaciales
UPM's Research Group: Desarrollo y Ensayos Aeroespaciales DEA
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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The EUSO-Balloon (CNES) campaign was held during Summer 2014 with a launch on August 24. In the gondola, next to the Photo Detector Module (PDM), a completely isolated Infrared camera was allocated. Also, a helicopter which shooted flashers flew below the balloon. We have retrieved the Cloud Top Height (CTH) with the IR camera, and also the optical depth of the nonclear atmosphere have been inferred with two approaches: The first one is with the comparison of the brightness temperature of the cloud and the real temperature obtained after the pertinent corrections. The second one is by measuring the detected signal from the helicopter flashers by the IR Camera, considering the energy of the flashers and the location of the helicopter.

Funding Projects

Government of SpainAYA2009-06037EUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainAYA-ESP 2010-19082UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainAYA-2011-29489-C03-01UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainAYA-2011-29489-C03-02UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainAYA-ESP2012-39115-C03-01UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainAYA-ESP2012-39115-C03-03UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainAYA-ESP 2013-47816-C4UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainFEDER-UAH13-4E-2741UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Government of SpainCSD2009-00064UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Madrid Regional GovernmentS2009/ESP-1946UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified
Madrid Regional GovernmentS2013/ICE-2822UnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnspecified

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