Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 60, Issue 2, pp 251–265 | Cite as

Tropospheric limitations in phase and frequency coordinate measurements in astronomy

  • A. F. Dravskikh
  • A. M. Finkelstein


In the framework of power-model of the structure function, the tropospheric limitations of accuracy of coordinate measurements, using phase and fringe frequency are shown. The general formulae, numerical estimates and a comparison between absolute and differential methods are given. It is shown that the tropospheric limitations are especially considerable for coordinate measurements, using fringe frequency.


Structure Function General Formula Numerical Estimate Differential Method Fringe Frequency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. Dravskikh
    • 1
  • A. M. Finkelstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Special Astrophysical ObservatoryUSSR Academy of SciencesLeningrad, PulkovoUSSR

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