Models and Algorithms for Selecting Angles of Setting for Observation Satellite Star Trackers
Space technics and technology
Samara National Research University named after Academician S.P. Korolev, 34, Moskovskoye shosse, Samara, 443086, Russia
AbstractThe article deals with selection criterion for determination of star trackers setting angles. The author developed mathematical models and simulation algorithms to evaluate relative time of guiding star trackers axes to sky areas excluding possibilities of sunlight exposure and Earth shading.
Keywords:satellite, star tracker, angles of setting, relative time, guiding a star tracker to the stellar sky, flight simulation, turns simulation