half-rectangular field of view


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


angular region around the Boresight Reference Frame (BRF) frame Z-axis, specified by the angular excursions around the BRF X- and Y-axes between the BRF Z-axis and the appropriate rectangle edge, within which a star produces an image on the Detector array that is then used by the star sensor


  • NOTE 1 This Field of View is determined by the optical system and Detector design. This is schematically illustrated in Figure 3-9.
  • NOTE 2 In the corners, the extent of the FOV for this definition exceeds the quoted value (see Figure 3-9).
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