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Image Motion Compensation For Step-Stare Systems By Focal Plane And Optics Manipulation
Author(s): Sergio F. Valdes
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Paper Abstract

The derivation of earth relative motion (or "smear rate") in a step-stare spaceborne optical system is presented. Suggested methods of compensating for the smear by focal-plane manipulation are also given. The simulation results of smearing for a 4-hour orbit optical system operating in a step-stare mode (above 45° North Latitude) are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 November 1979
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0193, Optical Systems in Engineering I, (29 November 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957892
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Sergio F. Valdes, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0193:
Optical Systems in Engineering I
Paul R. Yoder, Editor(s)

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