Problems of Three-Dimensional Refraction in Astrometry

  • G. Teleki
  • J. Saastamoinen
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 96)

Abstract

After the discussion of the basic questions, it is demonstrated that it is possible — and indeed necessary — to determine spatial refractional changes appearing in the classical astrometric observations at larger zenith distances. Making use of the local corrections of this kind to high precision astrometric observations is indispensable. Suggestions concerning further researches and application are given. A new global atmospheric model is presented.

Keywords

Dioxid Refraction Azimuth Carbone 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Teleki
    • 1
  • J. Saastamoinen
    • 2
  1. 1.Astronomical ObservatoryBelgradeYugoslavia
  2. 2.National Research Council of CanadaOttawaCanada

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