Accession Number : AD0163892

Title :   Automatic Variable Gain Optical Tracker for Space Vehicles Comprising D-C System for Error. Signal Generation.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Macknik,Louis S. ; Kissell,Kenneth E.

Report Date : 18 JUL 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes an optical scanning system which is substantially independent of target brightness and fluctuations in target brightness over a wide brightness range.

Descriptors :   (*SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEMS, OPTICAL TRACKING), (*OPTICAL TRACKING, *PATENTS), (*SIGNAL GENERATORS, OPTICAL TRACKING), OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, ERRORS, SPACECRAFT, OPTICAL SCANNING

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE