# Nprime_fov¶

mrspoc.Nprime_fov(b)[source] [edit on github]

Average number of field of view passages per star including dead time overhead for a target at galactic latitude b [deg]. Taken from Perryman et al. 2014 Table 1.

Parameters: b : {ndarray, list, float} Array of galactic latitudes N_fovs : ndarray Approximate number of times that Gaia will observe a target at galactic latitude b, after including dead time. This is the  column from Perrman et al. 2014 Table 1.