Accession Number:

AD0729812

Title:

Proposed Improvements in the SDC Spacetrack Optical Operations Based on a Study of Sky Brightness and Extinction Effects in Limiting the Baker-Nunn Camera System.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE RESEARCH LABS WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

The report is the result of a six month study of the problem of atmospheric extinction and sky brightness effects on the performance of the Baker-Nunn Camera System. This study included the construction of a special sky brightness photometer, the conduct of 30 days of observation in conjunction with the Edwards AFB camera, and the analysis of the results. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Photography
  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE