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Estimability Analyses of the Free Networks of Differential Range Observations to GPS Satellites

  • D. Delikaraoglou

Abstract

Historically in geodesy, the conventional analysis of satellite networks has been carried out in three distinct steps. First, satellite orbits are computed from observations at some ground tracking stations whose coordinates are precisely known. Second, these computed orbits are taken for granted or slightly relaxed and used for the computation of the coordinates of other ground stations which have carried out additional observations to the same satellites. Third, this process is repeated as more observations become available.

Keywords

Satellite Orbit Clock Error Satellite Network Rank Deficiency Satellite Point 
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