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Intercomparisons Between Kinematic and Dynamical Systems

  • J. O. Dickey
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 154)

Abstract

The advent of modern space techniques has revolutionized position measurements. These new techniques include laser ranging to the Moon and to artificial satellites; very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) observations of galactic and extra-galactic radio sources and of spacecraft; radio tracking of satellites; radar ranging to planets; and spacecraft tracking during planetary encounters. The accuracy of these measurements has reached a new milestone requiring a re-examination of both the concepts and realizations of reference frames.

Keywords

Millisecond Pulsar Outer Planet Lunar Laser Range VLBI Observation Very Large Array 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. O. Dickey
    • 1
  1. 1.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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