Scanners are the sensors which permit you to detect distant objects.
Emissive objects in space are usually displayed in the sensor circle on your hud as some form of icon.
|Ship Class||Symbol Description||Symbol|
|M3||Triangle with 2 bars underneath|
|M4||Triangle with 1 bar underneath|
Various sensor packages have different ranges.
|Basic Ship/Station||10 km|
|Navigation Relay Satellite||22 km|
|Advanced Satellite||35 km|
Most Military Outposts are places where these wares are available, especially triplex scanners. Satellites can also be found at some trading stations and the respective factories that produce them. Duplex scanners are widely available at many equipment docks.