Geofisica pura e applicata

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 103–106 | Cite as

Die geodätsiche Anwendung der Sonnenfinsternisse

  • R. A. Hirvonen


The recording of the contact times of a solar eclipse on two stations provides a geodetic measurement of the arc between the stations. The applications of this idea hitherto undertaken and the relevant apparature are briefly summarized. Some experiences obtained at the measuring of the records and at the computing of the results are described.


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© Istituto Geofisico Italiano 1950

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Hirvonen
    • 1
  1. 1.Technischen Hochschule Helsinki(Finnland)

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