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14 December 2015 Site candidates for ground-based telescope devoted to space debris searching
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Proceedings Volume 9815, MIPPR 2015: Remote Sensing Image Processing, Geographic Information Systems, and Other Applications; 98151V (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2205946
Event: Ninth International Symposium on Multispectral Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (MIPPR2015), 2015, Enshi, China
Abstract
The demands for space debris scanning have been increasingly urgent in recent decade. The more space activities, the more urgent demands for space debris information. China has laid out space debris scanning from ground-based observation facilities. According to the latitudinal boundaries of China, north latitudes of 20deg, 30deg, 40deg, 50deg, 60deg are considered to be candidates for telescope sites. Space debris distribution is simulated under the assumption that telescopes are stationed in north latitudes of 20deg, 30deg, 40deg, 50deg, 60deg respectively. According to space debris simulations, it is recommended that the telescope dedicated to space debris scanning should be deployed in lower latitudes in order to achieve a better performance in detecting space debrises for China observing users.
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Hu Jiang, Haiying Hu, and Xue-min Shen "Site candidates for ground-based telescope devoted to space debris searching", Proc. SPIE 9815, MIPPR 2015: Remote Sensing Image Processing, Geographic Information Systems, and Other Applications, 98151V (14 December 2015); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2205946
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