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6 January 2015 Stellar objects identification using wide-field camera
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Proceedings Volume 9450, Photonics, Devices, and Systems VI; 94501I (2015)
Event: Photonics Prague 2014, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic
This paper deals with evaluation and processing of astronomical image data, which are obtained by a wide-field all-sky image analyzing monitoring system (WILLIAM). The WILLIAM is an additional experimental camera for project MAIA equipped with wide field lens. The system can detect stellar objects as faint as 6th magnitude. Acquired image data are processed by an algorithm for stellar object detection and identification which is based on coordinates transfer function. Cartesian coordinates at the image data are transformed to horizontal coordinate system. This coordinate system allows searching in astronomical catalogues of stellar objects. This paper presents the components of WILLIAM, its measured electro-optical characteristics and some results of identification.
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Petr Janout, Petr Páta, Jan Bednář, Elena Anisimova, Martin Blažek, and Petr Skala "Stellar objects identification using wide-field camera", Proc. SPIE 9450, Photonics, Devices, and Systems VI, 94501I (6 January 2015);

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