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Articles in ISI ranked journals


M.-C. Anisiu, I. Szücs-Csillik, „Corrected Newtonian potentials in the two-body problem with applications”, Astrophysics and Space Science, 2016, pp. 361-382.


C. Vicas, S. Nedevschi, „Detecting Curvilinear Features Using Structure Tensors”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 24, No. 11, pp. 3874-3887, November 2015.


R. Danescu, A. Ciurte, V. Turcu, "A Low Cost Automatic Detection and Ranging System for Space Surveillance in the Medium Earth Orbit Region and Beyond", Sensors, vol. 14, No. 2, February 2014, pp. 2703-2731.


O. Cristea, P. Dolea, V. Turcu, R. Danescu, “Long baseline stereoscopic imager for close to Earth objects range measurements”, Acta Astronautica, vol. 90, No. 1, September 2013, pp. 41-48.

R. Danescu, F. Oniga, V. Turcu, O. Cristea, “Long Baseline Stereovision for Automatic Detection and Ranging of Moving Objects in the Night Sky”, Sensors, vol. 12, No. 10, October 2012, pp. 12940-12963.



Patent claims


Radu Danescu, “Dispozitiv şi metodă pentru sincronizarea precisă la distanţă a sistemelor pentru observaţii astronomice”, registered at OSIM (Romanian Office for Inventions and Trademarks), number A/10049/2015, in 24.09.2015.


Conference papers


Cristea, O., Turcu, V., Cernat, M., „Steps Towards a European SST System for Objects Beyond LEO Altitudes – Romanians Insights”, Considerations for Space and Space-Enabled Capabilities in NATO Coalition Operations”, STO-MP-SCI-283, DOI:10.14339/STO-MP-SCI-283, 13-1 – 13-10, NATO Unclassified; Releasable to NATO; Australia; Sweden, 2016


Turcu, V., Oproiu, T., Mircea, L., Moldovan, D., Pop, A., Cristea, O., Dolea, P., Dascăl, V., Dănescu, R., Ciurte, A., Oniga, F., „LEOSCOPE and AMHEOS projects – development of Long Baseline Stereoscopic Sensors for Space Surveillance”, Physique et Astrométrie des Objets du Systeme Solaire, Atelier, 27-29 Mai 2015, Bucuresti, Romania ( To be published in Romanian Astronomical Journal.  (


Octavian Cristea, „Space related activities and projects at BITNET CCSS. Contributions to a Romanian SST System”, AIRBUS DS– ROMANIA meeting Bucharest 07.04.2015, oral presentation.

Octavian Cristea, „Towards a Romanian space situation awareness strategy, existing activities, projects and funding resources”, Simpozion “International Year of Light 2015 – Astronomical perspectives”, Cluj-Napoca, 21 May 2015, Zilele Academice Clujene, oral presentation.


R. Danescu, A. Ciurte, F. Oniga, O. Cristea, P. Dolea, V. Dascal, V. Turcu, L. Mircea, D. Moldovan, "Surveillance of Medium and High Orbits Using Large Baseline Stereovision", TIM-13 Physics Conference, Timisoara, Romania, 24-26 Nov, 2013, pp. 144-150.


A. Ciurte, R. Danescu, "Automatic Detection of MEO Satellite Streaks from Single Long Exposure Astronomic Images", 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications 2014 (VISAPP 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 5-8 January 2014, Proceedings vol. 1, pp. 538-544, ISBN 978-989-758-003-1. Download poster (pdf).


A. Ciurte, A. Soucup, R. Danescu, “Generic Method for Real-time Satellite Detection Using Optical Acquisition System”, International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing (ICCP 2014), 2014, pp. 179-185.


Diploma and master theses


Claudiu Ban, “Abordare paralela pentru detectia satelitilor din imagini”, Master Thesis, UTCN, 2013 (supervisor, R. Danescu).


Emanuel Comes, “Sistem de extragere a trasaturilor relevante pentru procesul de supraveghere optica de la sol a orbitelor terestre medii (MEO)”, Diploma work, UTCN, 2013 (supervisor, R. Danescu).


Adrian Soucup, "Metoda generica de detectie si localizare in timp real a satelitilor de pe orbitele medii si inalte ale Pamantului in imagini astronomice", Diploma work, UTCN, 2014 (supervisor, A. Ciurte).


Timea Zsigovski, "Automatic star identification for online calibration of space surveillance systems", Master Thesis, UTCN, 2014 (supervisor, R. Danescu).


Habilitation theses


R. Danescu, "Solutions for modeling and perception of dynamic 3D environments", 2014.