21 February 1986 Parametric Study Of Stable Optical References For Large Flexible Structures In Space
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We discuss several concepts to keep track of small relative angular motions between a reference point and a remote platform when the two are located at separate points on a flexible structure. The goal is to accurately transfer knowledge of the orientation of the remote platform relative to the reference point. First-order equations and order-of-magnitude calculations are presented for image centroiding and interference fringe projection approaches for space station applications.
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M. J. Clayton, A. L. Wertheimer, "Parametric Study Of Stable Optical References For Large Flexible Structures In Space", Proc. SPIE 0571, Large Optics Technology, (21 February 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950402; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950402
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