Accession Number : AD0713679

Title :   RELATIVE HEIGHTS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC FEATURES OF THE MOON.

Descriptive Note : Scientific rept. no. 2, 16 Jan 69-15 Mar 70,

Corporate Author : MANCHESTER UNIV (ENGLAND) DEPT OF ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s) : Kopal,Zdenek ; Moutsoulas,Michael

Report Date : JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The aim of the report is to give an account of the research developed between January 1969 and March 1970 in 9pursuit of the main objectives of work sponsored by the contract. An account of the estimated reduction errors is given and coordinates of lunar features referred to a system of axes parallel to the projection of the ecliptic coordinates on the photographic plate are presented for four plates. A selection of lunar reference points considered at most suitable for selenodetic work is presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MOON, EXTRATERRESTRIAL TOPOGRAPHY), (*EXTRATERRESTRIAL TOPOGRAPHY, HEIGHT FINDING), PHOTOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS, PROJECTIVE GEOMETRY, STARS, MAPPING

Subject Categories : Astronomy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE