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Radar-Processing Algorithm Produces High-Resolution Lunar Images

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November 5, 1998
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University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
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Superior radar images of the moon, inner planets and asteroids are possible with a "polar-format" radar-processing algorithm developed at the University of Illinois. The algorithm, from spotlight-mode synthetic aperture radar, provides improved image quality over conventional processing, without an excessive increase in computational requirements or complexity.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Superior radar images of the moon, inner planets and asteroids are possible with a "polar-format" radar-processing algorithm developed at the University of Illinois. The algorithm, from spotlight-mode synthetic aperture radar, provides improved image quality over conventional processing, without an excessive increase in computational requirements or complexity.


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University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. "Radar-Processing Algorithm Produces High-Resolution Lunar Images." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 5 November 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981105070048.htm>.
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. (1998, November 5). Radar-Processing Algorithm Produces High-Resolution Lunar Images. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981105070048.htm
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. "Radar-Processing Algorithm Produces High-Resolution Lunar Images." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/11/981105070048.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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