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Real Sky Performance of the Prototype زsted Advanced Stellar Compass

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dc.contributor.author Eisenman, Alan en_US
dc.contributor.author Joergensen, John Leif en_US
dc.contributor.author Liebe, Carl Christian en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-29T22:30:30Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-29T22:30:30Z
dc.date.issued 1996-02-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Snowmass, Colorado, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-0088 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/23640
dc.description.abstract The Danish microsatellite, زsted, is equipped with an autonomous, advanced stellar compass (ASC). The ASC consists of two separate units, a Charge Coupled Device (CCD) camera head (based on a commercial Sony interline CCD detector) and a data processing unit with a powerful microcomputer (Intel 80486 type processor). The microcomputer memory contains a star catalogue which enables the microcomputer to recognize the constellations of stars in the field of vies and thus derive the attitude of the ASC camera head. The mission, and the design, operation and performance of the ASC are described. Results of the ASC prototype tests at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Table Mountain Observatory (TMO) facility are given. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other orstedautonomous advanced stellar compass ASC advanced stellar compass en_US
dc.title Real Sky Performance of the Prototype زsted Advanced Stellar Compass en_US


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