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SIM-Lite narrow-angle modeling and processing
Author(s): David W. Murphy; Mark H. Milman; David L. Meier; Mehrdad Moshir
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Paper Abstract

This paper examines how narrow-angle (NA) processing of data from the SIM Lite optical interferometry mission can be undertaken when realistic spacecraft and mission operational constraints are taken into account. Using end-to-end mission simulations we show that the goal of 1 μas single measurement accuracy (SMA) is obtainable, and hence the detection of earth-like planets is achievable with the SIM Lite mission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 2010
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7734, Optical and Infrared Interferometry II, 77340O (21 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.857420
Show Author Affiliations
David W. Murphy, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Mark H. Milman, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
David L. Meier, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Mehrdad Moshir, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7734:
Optical and Infrared Interferometry II
William C. Danchi; Françoise Delplancke; Jayadev K. Rajagopal, Editor(s)

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