star tracker


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star tracker

[′stär ‚trak·ər]
(navigation)
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Ward, "Performance of the AST-201 star tracker for the microwave anisotropy probe," in Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, Monterey, Calif, USA, August 2002.
But if you aren't very mechanically inclined, you'll want to take a look at the commercially available star trackers described here.
Silicon solutions supplier ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq:ONNN) reported on Thursday that it has won a joint development contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop the next generation star tracker CMOS Image Sensor (CIS), HAS3.
Holland was far from despondent back in Ireland yesterday and gave a very positive report of his star tracker. "I was absolutely delighted with the run.
The best existing all-sky photometric data is in the Tycho-2 Catalogue, which was generated from the star tracker on the Hipparcos satellite mission.
Twenty-four hours before star tracker Clares Rocket bids to win the Doire Construction Champion Stakes at Shelbourne, Holland fields three runners in tonight's six-bend feature and the indications are that Milldean Puma will win if he can get to the front in the early yards.
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.
His trainer Robert Gleeson was full of dread before the race as his other star tracker Toolmaker Scot was drawn on the immediate inside of Bigmike and he feared a bump between his duo.
The star tracker was needed to tell the probe which way it was pointing, and without it navigation seemed impossible.
FINDING the right opportunity for their top dogs is what every trainer attempts to do, and Robert Gleeson feels the William Hill Classic at Sunderland is just what his star tracker Toolmaker Scot requires.