Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 177, Issue 1–2, pp 169–173 | Cite as

Automatic time recording in determination of astronomical latitude and longitude using an astrolabe and an HP41CX

  • Nikola Solarić


The paper presents the automatic time recording of transits of the image of a star across the hairs in the visual field of a telescope and the automatic reception of radio time signals for the determination of astronomical latitude and longitude of a station using an astrolabe. The automatization was achieved by an electronic calculator Hewlett Packard HP41CX and an especially constructed relay. The method proved very practical in the course of making the network of geoidal points more dense for the needs of geodesy.


Visual Field Time Signal Time Recording Automatic Reception Electronic Calculator 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikola Solarić
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  1. 1.Geodetic facultyUniversity of ZagrebZagrebYugoslavia

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