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across-track scanner

See Also: along-track scanner

  1. [remote sensing] A remote-sensing tool with an oscillating mirror that moves back and forth across a satellite's direction of travel, creating scan line strips that are contiguous or that overlap slightly, thereby producing an image. across-track scanner Illustration