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Precision Digi-Optics Star Sensor
Author(s): William Adler
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Paper Abstract

The telescope of the most common form of gimbaled star tracker is aimed to encompass a target star within its field of view, and then servo-controlled to point its optical axis precisely at the star. The servo error signals, representing angular separation between telescope optical axis and star line of sight, must be reduced to negligible values before star coordinate data can be extracted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 June 1971
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0023, Optical Tracking Systems, (18 June 1971); doi: 10.1117/12.953465
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William Adler, Kollsman Instrument Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0023:
Optical Tracking Systems
J. G. Muhlberger; Ernie D. Miller, Editor(s)

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