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Three-Axis Image Stabilization With A Two-Axis Mirror
Author(s): George R. Lewis
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Paper Abstract

Long Range Oblique Photographic (LOROP) cameras must provide quality images at long ranges despite distur bances from the carrying aircraft. A method of reducing these disturbances is termed image stabilization, and usually. consists of both passive and active mechanisms. Two-axis gimballing of a pointing mirror for the camera has proven. to be adequate to provide three-axis image stabilization. This paper describes the technique and the equations govern-, in.g the stabilization.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1156, Airborne Reconnaissance XIII, (1 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.962493
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George R. Lewis, CAI, a Division of RECON/OPTICAL, INC. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1156:
Airborne Reconnaissance XIII
Paul A. Henkel; Francis R. LaGesse; Wayne W. Schurter, Editor(s)

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