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Dependence Of Horizon Radiance Slope On Locator Tangent Height
Author(s): Romani Seshamani; T. K. Alex
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Paper Abstract

In order to model the fluctuations of the order of 5 km in the locator tangent height due to seasonal-latitudinal variations in stratospheric temperature, for improved accuracy in attitude determination from horizon sensors, a study was carried out on the dependence of 50% and 66% locator tangent height on the slope of the horizon radiance profile. A monotonic, second-order relationship was observed between the 66% locator tangent height and the slope of the horizon radiance profile.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 January 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1157, Infrared Technology XV, (8 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.978621
Show Author Affiliations
Romani Seshamani, ISRO Satellite Centre (India)
T. K. Alex, ISRO Satellite Centre (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1157:
Infrared Technology XV
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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