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Principles of Pulsar Space Navigation


The paper considers the principles of space navigation using pulsars observed in the radio range. The requirements for receiving equipment are outlined, a recommended pulsar list is given, and an algorithm for determining the position of a spacecraft in barycentric coordinates and calculating corrections to the onboard time scale is described.

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Rodin, A.E., Oreshko, V.V., Potapov, V.A. et al. Principles of Pulsar Space Navigation. Astron. Rep. 64, 499–525 (2020).

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