Space object identification and correlation through AI-aided light curve feature extraction
Chiara Bertolini, Riccardo Cipollone, Andrea De Vittori, Pierluigi Di Lizia, Mauro Massaridownload PDF
Abstract. With the constant growth of objects in orbit, the monitoring and cataloging of space population is essential. Light curves obtained from ground stations support this point, providing valuable information about the observed objects. The idea of using them to identify an object through correlation with a catalogued reference takes hold from their wide availability. This article focuses on the development of a tool for the analysis and correlation of two light curves, ARIEL. This tool is built through neural networks and declined in three strategies, each with its own goal: ROGUE, LINDEN and SIERRA. The light curves were retrieved via the database managed by the Mini-MegaTORTORA observatory and filtered using the Savitzky-Golay filter.
Light Curves, Neural Networks, Correlation
Published online 11/1/2023, 5 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: Chiara Bertolini, Riccardo Cipollone, Andrea De Vittori, Pierluigi Di Lizia, Mauro Massari, Space object identification and correlation through AI-aided light curve feature extraction, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 37, pp 499-503, 2023
The article was published as article 109 of the book Aeronautics and Astronautics
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