This is a project that focus on developing a StarTracker app to convert a smart phone camera into a star tracker. This project partially solve the Phonesat challenge problem by creating StarTracker app.

This project is solving the PhoneSat: Convert Your Smartphone Into a Satellite challenge.


My project will be focus on writing apps in Andriod . It would support andriod version 4.4.

  1. Star pattern need to be recognized a.) Access active pixel sensor in a wide-field-of-view to miniaturized star camera. b.) Image processing photo and compare to the database
  2. Implement to be able to track bright and dim projects
  3. Prevent extremely bright objects such as moon or earth.
  4. Eliminate problem of non stable picture
  5. Publish Apps


Project Information

License: Open Software License 3.0 (OSL-3.0)

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  • Tik Wai Poon