star tracker


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star tracker

[′stär ‚trak·ər]
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The sleek Polarie Star Tracker is a compact, rectangular drive that attaches directly to your tripod with a 1/4-20 threaded socket (S&T: March 2012, p.
GE Aviation is cooperating with the development project for the Next Generation Star Tracker with Lockheed Martin and Terma.
The star tracker cameras took the images during lunar day with Earthshine lighting up the moon's surface, NASA officials said.
PHOENIX & NOORDWIJK, Netherlands -- ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics today announced that the European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded it a joint development contract for the next generation star tracker CMOS Image Sensor (CIS), referred to as HAS3.
While the app's design will be mostly up to its creator, NASA insists that the app includes a star tracker, fire locator, altitude determination app and a radiation monitor.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 6, 2012-ON Semiconductor wins joint development contract for next generation star tracker HAS3 from European Space Agency(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Our winner will also scoop a Star Tracker telescope so they can gaze at their new property.
Using batteries to power cold-gas thrusters and a star tracker, the free-flying satellite will execute a series of programmed operations at a distance of more than 20 miles from the space shuttle during the next four to six days.
Through the years, Sarnoff has supported camera programs on the Space Station and the Space Shuttle and acted as a trusted supplier of star tracker imagers for satellites.
Holland was far from despondent back in Ireland yesterday and gave a very positive report of his star tracker.
The customised e2v CCD design is based on the successful CCD47-20 image sensor which has been used in many star tracker missions and scientific instruments for atmospheric monitoring.
Chapter 8 gives lessons on how to capture star trails as well as how to make the barndoor star tracker, an equatorial camera platform known in the United Kingdom as the Haig or Scotch mount, after Scottish astronomer George Haig, who designed it in the mid-1970s.