Accession Number : AD0655933

Title :   RESEARCH DIRECTED TOWARD REFINEMENT OF GEODETIC TECHNIQUES UTILIZING TERRESTRIAL AND SPATIAL CONFIGURATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : GEORGETOWN COLL WASHINGTON D C OBSERVATORY

Personal Author(s) : Heyden,Francis J.

Report Date : 10 JUN 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : Contents: To carry out reductions of observations on photographic plates made in support of the Air Force Cambridge Research Center rocket-flare triangulation research; Provide instructions, guidance, and material support to co-operating astronomical observatories and amateur astronomers also participating in the rocket-flare research; The relative accuracy for different focal lengths of identical lens systems in astrographic cameras; The determination of atmospheric refraction from photographs of the sun taken at very low altitudes; The transistorized W. W. V. receiver; Complete the minutes of the gravity conference held at Georgetown; Selenographic studies; Analytical computation of orbits; Report on geomagnetism; Conversion of solar eclipse geodetic distances to DODWGS from AFWGS. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ASTRONOMY, REPORTS), PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES, ROCKET FLARES, ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES, CAMERA LENSES, ACCURACY, DETECTORS, TRANSISTORS, AMPLIFIERS, GRAVITY, ATMOSPHERIC REFRACTION, SPACE NAVIGATION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, ROCKET RESEARCH, GEOMAGNETISM

Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Geomagnetism
      Space Navigation and Guidance
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE