Accession Number : AD0781930

Title :   Technique for Combined Determination of Astronomical Coordinates of a Point and the Azimuth of Orienting Direction,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Volkov,V. I.

Report Date : 19 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : In the interest of shortening observation time, the author proposes a technique of combined determination of the astronomical latitude and longitude and of the azimuth of the orienting direction on the basis of observations of a minimum quantity of northern and southern stars in the meridian of the place of observation.

Descriptors :   *Stars, *Coordinates, *Azimuth, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Astronomy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE