autonomous star tracking


ECSS-E-ST-60-20C Rev. 2


capability to detect, locate, select and subsequently track star images within the sensor field of view for an extended period of time with no assistance external to the sensor


  • NOTE 1 Furthermore, the autonomous star tracking capability is taken to include the ability to determine when a tracked image leaves the sensor field of view and select a replacement image to be tracked without any user intervention.
  • NOTE 2 See also (star tracking).
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