Station name: Hermanus IGY
Station short name: HRMS
Start date: 1957-05-29
End date: 1964-06-03
Head organization: Centre for Space Research, North-West University
Principal investigator: helena.kruger@nwu.ac.za
Contact person: helena.kruger@nwu.ac.za
Latitude [°]: -34.43
Longitude [°]: 19.23
Altitude [m] asl: 26.0
Geomagnetic cutoff rigidity [GV]: 4.58
Average count rate [s-1] during solar activity minimum: 16.0
Average count rate [s-1] during solar activity maximum: 12.0
Reference atmospheric pressure [mbar]: 1013.25
Barometric coefficient [%/mbar]: 0.71
Information on detector housing: Asbestos-cement roof
Type of counter tube: Standard IGY proportional counters
Number of counter tubes: 12
Information on detector: Simpson IGY paraffin wax pile
Atmospheric pressure sensor:
Information about clock: