Preparation for calibrating a Sentinel Camera

Steps to take prior to calibrating a Sentinel Camera


Put the procedure here.

  1. Make long exposure after each capture… TIF format
  2. Use GIMP, Paint, PhotoShop or other image processing program and push the brightness and contrast
  3. After photo brings out the hidden starts run a planetarium program. Looking south, elv 90, fov 180.
  4. Match the stars noting pixel x/y on photo and az/el on the planetarium.
  5. run python program This produces a personalized correction file that will be used for triangulation. (See Ken’s pdf on the process)

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