Accession Number:

AD0713508

Title:

DETERMINATION OF LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF UNKNOWN STATIONS FROM PHOTOGRAPHICS OF A SATELLITE AGAINST STELLAR BACKGROUND INDEPENDENT OF ANY DISTANCE,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The method is based on observations of an active or passive satellite, photographed against a stellar background, from a camera situated at an unknown station. The station positions coordinates are then fixed, geocentric latitude and longitude, independently of any distance. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE