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Title: CMOS Active Pixel Sensor Star Tracker with Regional Electronic Shutter
Authors: Yadid-Pecht, Orly
Pain, Bedabrata
Staller, Craig
Clark, Christopher
Fossum, Eric
Issue Date: 1996
Abstract: The guidance system in a spacecraft determines spacecraft attitude by matching an observed star field to a star catalog....An APS(active pixel sensor)-based system can reduce mass and power consumption and radiation effects compared to a CCD(charge-coupled device)-based system...This paper reports an APS (active pixel sensor) with locally variable times, achieved through individual pixel reset (IPR).
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