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Field tests of astrometric subsystem

    Ansis Zariņš Affiliation
    ; Diāna Haritonova Affiliation
    ; Augusts Rubans Affiliation
    ; Gunārs Silabriedis Affiliation
    ; Jānis Zvirgzds Affiliation

Abstract

The paper presents results of astrometric subsystem’s functionality tests for space object laser ranging and astrometric position determination device, which is under construction in the Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics (GGI) of the University of Latvia. Properties of hardware performance for astrometric image acquisition were evaluated and optimal parameters have been selected. Software for image processing and calculation of instrument orientation was tested and adjustments have been made for real-time operation support. Object tracking properties were evaluated, and mount error model parameters were calculated, using test measurements.

Keyword : geodetic astronomy, satellite geodesy, satellite laser ranging, image processing

How to Cite
Zariņš, A., Haritonova, D., Rubans, A., Silabriedis, G., & Zvirgzds, J. (2016). Field tests of astrometric subsystem. Geodesy and Cartography, 42(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.3846/20296991.2016.1168029
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Apr 8, 2016
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