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Automatic Technique For Accurately Locating Planet Centers In Voyager Images
Author(s): Jean J. Lorre
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Paper Abstract

An important step in determining the line/sample to latitude/longitude transformation in the Voyager images of the Jovian system is to locate in each frame the position of the planet center to sub-pixel accuracy. A method of accomplishing this based upon automatic recognition of the planet limb was developed and is being used on a production basis at JPL. This paper discusses the algorithm and its limitations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 1980
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0205, Image Understanding Systems II, (21 February 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958179
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Jean J. Lorre, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0205:
Image Understanding Systems II
Carol Clark, Editor(s)

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