experiment data record

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A record of the data collected during a scientific experiment on a spacecraft. This data is recorded in an EDR file, from which it can be extracted and converted to a common data format (CDF) to generate a formatted file of archive data. These data sets, such as the Voyager 2 images of the planet Uranus, are available to researchers on CD-ROM and magnetic tape.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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