Determination of structural features of artificial Earth Satellite Surfaces

1Epishev, VP, 1Isak, II, 1Motrunich, II, 1Naubauer, IF, 1Novak, EJ
1Space Research Laboratory of the Uzhgorod National University, Uzhgorod, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2007, 13 ;(1):054-059
Publication Language: Russian
The possibility to study some properties of individual parts of artificial Earth satellite surfaces from results of ground-based observations is considered. Using the results of colorimetry, polarimetry and the determined orientation of individual parts of the surface of a satellite allows one, in the 85 % of the cases, to model complicated shapes of the space vehicle under investigation. We propose some ways to solve such problems on the basis of observational data analysis.
Keywords: colorimetry, ground-based observations, polarimetry
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