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Table A.1

List of acronyms used in this paper.

Acronym Description

ABD Anti-Blooming Drain
AC Across-Scan (direction)
ADU Analogue-to-Digital Unit
AF Astrometric Field (in Astro)
AL Along-Scan (direction)
BAM Basic-Angle Monitoring (Device)
BP Blue Photometer
CCD Charge-Coupled Device
CTI Charge Transfer Inefficiency
DPAC Data Processing and Analysis Consortium
ESA European Space Agency
FPA Focal Plane Assembly (Focal Plane Array)
FPR First-Pixel Response
GCR Galactic Cosmic Ray
NIEL Non-Ionising Energy Loss
OBMT Onboard Mission Timeline
PEM Proximity Electronic Module
PPE Prompt Particle Event
PSF Point Spread Function
RP Red Photometer
RVS Radial Velocity Spectrometer
SBC Supplementary Buried Channel
SM Sky Mapper
TDI Time-Delayed Integration (CCD)
TID Total Ionising Dose
VO Virtual Object
WFS WaveFront Sensor

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