Interferometric imaging of geo-synchronous satellites with ground-based telescopes

@article{Young2013InterferometricIO,
  title={Interferometric imaging of geo-synchronous satellites with ground-based telescopes},
  author={Joey Young and Christopher A. Haniff and David F. Buscher},
  journal={2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference},
  year={2013},
  pages={1-9}
}
Inteferometric imaging with arrays of telescopes is now a routine technique in optical/infrared astronomy, delivering images with nano-radian resolution. Sensitive next generation arrays, such as the Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer, thus offer a potentially important capability for space situational awareness, allowing satellites in geo-synchronous Earth orbit (GEO) to be inspected after launch. A critical factor for such observations is a lack of short spacings between the… CONTINUE READING

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