Vehicle Heading Angle Determination Using Magnetometer

  • Lee, Seon-Ho (Satellite Control System Dept., Korea Aerospace Research Institute) ;
  • Ahn, Hyo-Sung (Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Dakota)
  • Published : 2003.10.22


The vehicle's heading angle determination is formulated and the proposed method based on geometry engages the magnetometer and the GPS. The resulting maximum determination accuracy of 0.3deg over the entire earth as a standard deviation is obtained for a magnetometer with measurement error of 1nT.