Accession Number : AD0721335

Title :   Navigation at the Prime Meridian.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Gebel, G. ; Matthews, B.

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : An experiment was conducted to establish the relation between the longitude reference of the Navy Navigation Satellite System and the international longitude reference at Greenwich. If the Greenwich Meridian is to have 0 degrees longitude in the Transit Coordinate System, the user must add 5.64 seconds to all longitude measurements. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, *NAVIGATION SATELLITES, POSITION FINDING, DOPPLER SYSTEMS, TELEMETER SYSTEMS, TELEMETERING ANTENNAS, ACCURACY.

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE