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What does IR stand for?

IR stands for Infrared Radiometer

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ExoMars Climate Sounder -- An infrared radiometer that provides daily global data on dust, water vapor and other materials to provide the context for data analysis from the spectrometers: John Schofield, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, Calif.
1 Comparisons in the Visible/Near Infrared Figure 4 shows the comparison results for the three visible/near infrared radiometers for the on axis measurements of lamp configurations (10-9-4), (10-9-0), (10-5-0), acquired on May 12, and (10-9-11), (10-0-0), (4-0-0), acquired on May 13.
Ironically, Mars Climate Orbiter carried a duplicate of one of Observer's instruments, an infrared radiometer designed to measure the distribution of temperature, pressure, dust, and water vapor in the Martian atmosphere.