Accession Number : ADA137214

Title :   A CCD Photometric Camera for Satellite Observation.

Descriptive Note : Project rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s) : Mayer,G J ; MacDonald,M J ; Pong,N G S

PDF Url : ADA137214

Report Date : 29 Nov 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : A CCD camera for photometric measurement of satellites has been built, tested, and has been integrated into the Experimental Test System (ETS). This report describes the camera, the computer system and programs used to collect data, the camera's sensitivity parameters, the sensitivity of the camera on the ETS 31-inch Telescope, and its projected sensitivity on Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System (GEODSS) main telescope.

Descriptors :   *Photometers, Cameras, Astronomical instruments, Optical images, Artificial satellites, Background, Electrophotography, Image processing, Digital systems, Charge coupled devices

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE