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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2012, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 97-105

Accurate HRIT Image Navigation for Geostationary Satellite MTSAT-1R

S.N. Katamanov 
Institute of Automation and Control Processes of FEB RAS, 690041 Vladivostok, 5 Radio str
The image navigation error from the Japanese geostationary satellite MTSAT-1R in HRIT format, using the standard procedure can reach up to 10km, which is unacceptable for many applications of satellite monitoring. A navigation method of one pixel accuracy for MTSAT-1R/HRIT images received during full session is presented. The method is based on the computation of navigation correction parameters by the ground control points are automatically defined in an image. The approbation results of the new navigation method for a satellite image set in Center for regional satellite monitoring of environment of FEB RAS is presented.
Keywords: MTSAT-1R, HRIT format, GEOS-projection, navigation of satellite imagery, ground control points, correction navigation with pixel accuracy
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