Accession Number : AD0778831

Title :   Star-Satellite Processor using Video Disc.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s) : Flynn,Gerard T.

Report Date : 26 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A design is presented for video disc processing of electro-optical images to remove stationary star backgrounds. Satellites in the field can easily be discriminated because they move between exposures. The system is proposed as an operator aid rather than a final automated technique because the probability of detection and false alarm characteristics cannot be confidently predicted. The processor was not included in the report of the Lincoln Experimental Electro-Optical System design and is issued separately because of general interest in star/satellite processing systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   *SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEMS, *OPTICAL DETECTION, VIDEO TAPE RECORDING, DISK RECORDING SYSTEMS, IMAGE PROCESSING, TARGET DISCRIMINATION

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE