Accession Number:

AD0750307

Title:

Accurate Ephemeris Time Determination and Geocentric Stations Position from Photographs of the Moon against Stellar Background,

Descriptive Note:

Research note,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The investigation is done by strictly geometrical methods. Accurately recorded time correlated moon and star images on photographic plates, allow one to obtain the apparent direction to the moon in terms of the celestial right ascension and declination system.

Subject Categories:

  • Geodesy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE