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Meteor automatic imager and analyzer: current status and preprocessing of image data
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present current progress in development of new observational instruments for the double station video experiment called MAIA (Meteor Automatic Imager and Analyzer). The main goal of the MAIA project is to monitor activity of the meteor showers and sporadic meteors. This paper presents detailed analysis of imaging parameters based on acquisition of testing video sequences at different light conditions. Among the most important results belong the analysis of opto-electronic conversion function and noise characteristics. Based on these results, requirements for image preprocessing algorithms are proposed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8135, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXIV, 81351S (24 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.893700
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Karel Fliegel, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)
Jan Švihlík, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague (Czech Republic)
Petr Páta, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)
Stanislav Vítek, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)
Pavel Koten, Astronomical Institute of the ASCR, v.v.i. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8135:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXIV
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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