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Hayabusa2 views of second target marker

Hayabusa2 views of second target marker

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Hayabusa2 views of second target marker
These 2 images of the second target marker Hayabusa2 dropped on Ryugu show 2 different image processing algorithms used by the spacecraft for navigation. The right version uses NBT (Normal Bright object Tracking), while the left is a new technique called DBT (Differential Bright object Tracking).

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