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Table 2 Major variables stored in the L3 NetCDF file

From: Overview of Akatsuki data products: definition of data levels, method and accuracy of geometric correction

Variable Description
Longitude Longitudes of the map grid (degrees_east)
Latitude Latitudes of the map grid (degrees_north)
Time Observation time (hours since 2000-1-1 00:00:00: UTC)
Radiance/btemp Radiance (UVI, IR1, IR2)/brightness temperature (LIR)
inangle Incidence angles
emangle Emission angles
phangle Phase angles
azangle Azimuthal angles
FIT_STAT Limb-fitting status: − 1 (not used), 0 (NG), 1 (OK), and 2 (OK but inaccurate)
D_SSCPX Corrected sub-spacecraft position on L2b image (axis1)
D_SSCPY Corrected sub-spacecraft position on L2b image (axis2)
D_LVANG Rotation angle of the line-of-sight (LOS) vector determined by the limb fitting
  1. Other variables inherited from the L2b FITS data are also stored. See the header information of the L3 NetCDF file by the ncdump command for more details