Emerging OPC Star Tracker Product Lines
Optical Physics Company is applying its interferometric star tracker technology to creating several product lines. Two of these are shown below. Please contact us by email for more details.
The interferometric front end optics is the key enabler for OPC star tracker products’ accuracy performance.
Visible band (CMOS) Star Trackers for Spacecraft
|Parameter||Prototype Performance Target|
|Accuracy||0.0004º (SNR limit)
0.002º (Power Limited mode)
|Max Slew Rate||5º/s|
|Update Rate||2 Hz|
|Size||5 x 5 x 10 cm|
|Mass||200 g + electronics|
|Power||2 W (@0.002º with respun boards)|
|Operating Temp||-30 to +55C (sensor)|
|Survival Temp||-30 to +55 C (sensor)|
|Radiation||300 kRad (sensor)|
High-accuracy SWIR Band Star Tracker
for Day/Night Celestial Navigation
- OPC is building an SWIR band star tracker under a Navy Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) contract
- The SWIR tracker will be coupled to inertial measurement sensors
- It features a superb sensitivity to register stars day and night from airborne platforms
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