SatNOGS Optical Process Overview.
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SatNOGS Optical Process Overview

SatNOGS Optical process overview diagram.

SatNOGS Optical Process Overview

Satellite Image

Images of satellites and one air plane acquired and processed with stvid. Resultant FITS image is shown in the astroimagej application.

SatNOGS Optical Process Satellite Image


Install to build to create diagram.

sudo apt install python3-pip python3-virtualenv graphviz
git clone
virtualenv -p python3 env
source env/bin/activate
pip install --upgrade pip
pip install -r requirements.txt
pip install -r requirements-dev.txt
mkdir -p tmp


Build diagram thusly.



See PNG file in tmp/ directory.

Hardware Implementations

Outdoor Raspberry Pi

Outdoor Raspberry Pi design By SA2KNG. Pics by SA2KNG from SatNOGS Optical matrix channel.

Outdoor Raspberry Pi pic1

Outdoor Raspberry Pi pic2

Outdoor Raspberry Pi pic3

Outdoor Raspberry Pi pic4

Outdoor Raspberry Pi pic6

Outdoor Raspberry Pi pic6


Links to software repositories in diagram.

Upstream cbassa

Upstream SA2KNG


License / Copyright


License: CC By SA 4.0 International and/or GPLv3+ at your discretion.

Copyright © 2022, Jeff Moe.