Accession Number:

AD0632776

Title:

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT TEST REPORT OF ASTRONOMIC SURVEYING EQUIPMENT.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 62-Feb 65,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER GEODESY INTELLIGENCE AND MAPPING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

169.0

Abstract:

This report covers the Product Improvement Tests of the following items 1 60 degrees Pendulum Astrolabe with Electronic-Transit Detector 2 Strip Chart Data Recorder 3 Electronic Chronometer 4 Radio Time-Standard Receiver and 5 Computer Programs for Astronomic Problems. Also included is a preliminary test report on the Kern DKM-3A Theodolite. The objective of this task was to re-examine the current astronomic position determination sets and to modernize and update these sets. This report concludes with a suggested equipment set for the field determination of astronomic latitude, astronomic longitude, and astronomic azimuth. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography
  • Geodesy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE