must sort through thousands (-1000-10, 000) of stars in an on-board star catalog, construct hundreds of thousands of potential ... Serial architectures are inherently inefficient at performing such tasks and can present a severe computational bottleneck to the overall operation of spacecraft systems. ... The set of bright stars, known as guide stars, should be sufficiently large to cover nearly the entire celestial sphere, ... Isolate Brightest Star in lnnerFOV(10Adx10Ad) WFOV Star Camera (20Ad x 44.
|Title||:||Spaceflight mechanics 1993|
|Author||:||Robert G. Melton, American Astronautical Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics|