The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences

, Volume 55, Issue 4, pp 451–461 | Cite as

A new method to introduce a priori information in quest

  • Renato Zanetti
  • Robert H. Bishop
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Abstract

The solution of the Wahba problem, a nonlinear least-squares performance index for attitude determination, does not naturally extend to include initial conditions. A multiplicative way of introducing a priori information into the Wahba performance index is shown.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renato Zanetti
    • 1
  • Robert H. Bishop
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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