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SAO Laser Reflector Data

NSSDCA ID: ESGP-00081

Availability: Data Accessible Elsewhere

Time span: 1966-01-25 to 1967-06-24

Description

This data set consists of 661 reduced geodetic observations obtained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Laser Tracking System. The data, which were received on punched cards and placed on magnetic tape by NSSDC, were quality checked for reasonableness, sorted, and merged (20 logical records per physical record) onto a master tape. Parameters for each observation include station number, UT, laser range in meters, preprocessing report number, and a description of random errors. A complete description of the data format can be found in 'Support Activity of the Geodetic Satellite Data Service,' GHSFC-NSSDC, November 1965.

Alternate Names

  • SAO Laser Data

Discipline

  • Earth Science: Geophysics/Geodesy

Old NSSDCA ID

  • 65-032A-03A

Additional Information

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