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Technical Details of PIXY system: Star Detection and Matching between an Image and a Catalog

Seiichi Yoshida

Sept. 17, 1997


This article describes the technical details of the PIXY system now being implemented under the MISAO project. The PIXY system aims to set up that anyone can examine their images and check whether new objects are in them. First of all, this article introduces the overview and whole architecture of the PIXY system. Then it describes the algorithm and technical details of following two points: star detection and matching between an image and a catalog. Finally, it shows some results of experiments with a test data or real images.

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