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Horizon Sensor Errors Calculated By Computer Models Compared With Errors Measured In Orbit
Author(s): Kenneth A. Ward; Roger Hogan; James Andary
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Paper Abstract

Using a computer program to model the earth's horizon and to duplicate the signal processing procedure employed by the ESA (Earth Sensor Assembly), errors due to radiance variation have been computed for a particular time of the year. Errors actually occurring in flight at the same time of year are inferred from integrated rate gyro data for a satellite of the TIROS series of NASA weather satellites (NOAA-7). The k)recLicted performance is compared with actual flight history.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 June 1982
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0327, Sensor Design Using Computer Tools, (30 June 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933354
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Kenneth A. Ward, Barnes Engineering Company (United States)
Roger Hogan, RCA/AED (United States)
James Andary, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0327:
Sensor Design Using Computer Tools
John A. Jamieson, Editor(s)

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