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Recreating the OSIRIS-REx slingshot manoeuvre from a network of ground-based sensors

Jansen-Sturgeon, T; Hartig, B.A.D.; Madsen, Gregory J.; Bland, Philip; Sansom, E.K.; Devillepoix, Hadrien; Howie, R.M.; Cupak, M; Towner, M.C.; Cox, Morgan A.; Nevill, Nicole D.; Hoskins, Zacchary N. P.; Bonning, Geoffrey; Calcino, Josh; Clark, Jake T.; Henson, Bryce; Langendam, Andrew; Matthews, Samuel J.; McClafferty, Terence P.; Mitchell, Jennifer T.; O'Neill, Craig; Smith, Luke T.; Tait, Alastair

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Optical tracking systems typically trade off between astrometric precision and field of view. In this work, we showcase a networked approach to optical tracking using very wide field-of-view imagers that have relatively low astrometric precision on the scheduled OSIRIS-REx slingshot manoeuvre around Earth on 22 Sep 2017. As part of a trajectory designed to get OSIRIS-REx to NEO 101955 Bennu, this flyby event was viewed from 13 remote sensors spread across Australia and New Zealand to promote...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/274583
Source: Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
DOI: 10.1017/pasa.2020.36

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