Moon Image Acquisition for Pointing Calibration of LAPAN-A2 Satellite’s High Resolution Camera

Rosza Madina and Ade Putri Septi Jayani and Annisa Sarah and Mohammad Mukhayadi (2019) Moon Image Acquisition for Pointing Calibration of LAPAN-A2 Satellite’s High Resolution Camera. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Aerospace Electronics and Remote Sensing Technology (ICARES). ISSN 978-1-7281-3675-2


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The missions of LAPAN-A2 satellite are Earth observation using an RGB digital camera, maritime traffic monitoring, and amateur radio communications. The satellite carries a digital camera, to support the mission, with ground resolution 4 m and a swath width 7 km. It is necessary to do pointing calibration to measure misalignment between spacecraft’s attitude sensors, spacecraft axis, and cameras, to make sure the accuracy of the camera pointing when capture the image. By using the inertial pointing method, that the satellite is controlled in three axis to direct the satellite camera to the Moon. Nevertheless, the field of view (FOV) of highresolution digital cameras is very narrow, which is only 0.7° for the Moon to be fully visible in the camera frame. During image acquisition, the star sensor should be still able to see the star so the attitude information of spacecraft can be well determined. It means the time period and position for Moon acquisition is limited. By capturing multiple images, LAPAN-A2 satellite success to get the Moon images right in the center of the frame within the offset between camera and spacecraft axis are 0.1232° on the x axis and -0.93° on the y axis

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: LAPAN-A2, pointing calibration, Moon pointing, high-resolution camera (key words)
Subjects: Teknologi Penerbangan dan Antariksa > Penelitian, Pengembangan, Perekayasaan, dan Pemanfaatan > Teknologi Satelit > Pengamatan Bumi
Divisions: Deputi Teknologi Penerbangan Dan Antariksa > Pusat Teknologi Satelit
Depositing User: Een Rohaeni
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2021 07:42
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2021 03:29

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