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Bulletin géodésique

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 231–241 | Cite as

Methods of adjusting space systems data and terrestrial measurements

  • T. Vincenty
Article

Abstract

Various space systems use coordinate systems differing among each other as to coordinate origin, orientation, and scale, which brings about systematic differences between results obtained by the different techniques. A reconciliation of these differences can be achieved in a combined adjustment in which certain groups of observations are assigned transformation parameters as unknowns. This method is extended to combined adjustments of three-dimensional and terrestrial data in areas of continental extent.

Keywords

Observation Equation Space System Scale Unknown Doppler Observation Orientation Unknown 
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© Bureau Central de L’Association Internationale de Géodésie 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Vincenty
    • 1
  1. 1.National Geodetic Survey, NOSNOAARockvilleMaryland

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