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12 July 1983 Advanced Low Altitude Infrared Earth Sensors
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Novel low altitude infrared earth sensors are described. A static horizon sensor utilises the state of art technology in electronics to minimise the effect of radiance gradient by taking ratio of the radiometric signals by a hard wired or micro-processor based system. A scanning sensor is also being developed which scans radially at four edges on earth using a single scan assembly thus reducing errors caused by conventional techniques.
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T. K. Alex, Y. K. Jain, K. Kanakaraju, and J. A. Kamalakar "Advanced Low Altitude Infrared Earth Sensors", Proc. SPIE 0366, Modern Utilization of infrared Technology VIII, (12 July 1983); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934241
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