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Inertial Coordinate System on the Sky : International Astronomical Union Symposia - J. H. Lieske

Inertial Coordinate System on the Sky

International Astronomical Union Symposia

By: J. H. Lieske (Editor), Victor K. Abalakin (Editor)


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Proceedings of the 141st Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Leningrad, USSR, October 17-21, 1989

1 The legacy of Pulkovo for inertial systems and reference frames.- Introductory Remarks.- Concluding Remarks.- The Legacy of the Struves for the Establishment of an Inertial Coordinate System on the Sky.- Pulkovo Observatory's Status in 19th Century Positional Astronomy.- The Longest Geodetic ARC: Delisle, the Struves and Pulkovo Observatory.- Pulkovo Observatory and the National Observatory Movement: An Historical Overview.- The Past, Present and Future of Reference Systems For Astronomy and Geodesy.- The IAU Working Group on Reference Systems.- The Origin of Celestial Coordinates.- 2 Pulkovo today.- The Pulkovo Programme for the Study of Visual Double Stars.- On the Use of Statistical Parallaxes for the Proper Motion Reduction.- Absolute Determinations of Star Declinations from Pole to Pole.- On the Photographic Vertical Catalog.- On the Programme of Ground-Based Observations of Bright Selected Minor Planets for 1991-2000.- Complex Geodynamical Investigations in the Area of the USSR Academy of Sciences Central Astronomical Observatory at Pulkovo.- Pulkovo Programme for the Photographic Observations of Satellites of Planets.- Confor: A New Program for Determining the Connection between Radio and Optical Reference Frames.- A Proposal for Astrometric Observations from Space.- On the Creation of a New Catalogue for USSR Time Service.- On ??? Systematic Errors of the FK5.- On the Organization of Absolute Coordinate Determination of the FK5 Stars.- The FK4 Orientation Parameters Derived from Photographic and VLBI Observations of Radio / Optical Objects.- Equator and Ecliptic FK5 Positions on the Basis of Sun and Planets Observations by the Ertel-Struve Vertical Circle at the Kislovodsk Mount Station.- The Nikolaev Axial Meridian Circle: The Present and Future Status.- On the Progress of the Construction of the Sukharev Meridian Automatic Horizontal Instrument (SMAHI).- Constructions of Astrometric Instrumentation at Pulkovo Observatory.- Positional Observations of Components of Triple Stars for the Hipparcos and HST Missions.- Problem of Using Lunar Positional Observations for Determination of Zero-Points of Fundamental Star Catalogues.- Density Function of the FK4 Systematic Errors.- On the Tie of Astrometric Radio Sources to the FK4 System with Zenith Telescope ZTL-180 Observations.- Circle Reading Device of the Meridian Instrument with a Self-Installed Zero-Point.- Modified Method of Krejnina-Murri for the Determination of Absolute Declination.- On the Definition of an "Inertial Coordinate System".- Contribution of Soviet-Bolivian Astronomical Observatory in the Construction of the Inertial Coordinate System.- The Problem of the Leveling of the Reserved Net of Arcs at the Celestial Sphere by the Construction of the Reference Coordinate System.- 3 Concepts, Definitions, Models.- The Celestial Reference System in Relativistic Framework.- General Relativistic Description of Celestial Reference Systems.- Relativistic Reference Frames of Local Observer and Space Radiointerferometer.- The Optimum Conventional Terrestrial System Determined by VLBI and SLR Stations.- The Celestial System of the International Earth Rotation Service.- A New Concept of Constructing an Accurate Coordinate System from Ground-Based Optical Observations.- Transformation of the Mean Place from FK4 to FK5.- The Computation of Mean Positions and Proper Motions.- Can We Dehne an Inertial Reference System?.- The Role of Observation with Horizontal Meridian Circle in China for Establishing an Inertial Frame.- On the Problem of the Development of Astronomical Refraction Methodology on the Basis of New Technology.- Determination of Refraction and Progress of Fundamental Astrometry.- Precision of Studies from Astrometric Observations: Recent Progress and Future Prospects.- Nutation Theory for a Non-Rigid Earth: Present Status and Future Prospects.- Proposals for an Improved Nutation Formula.- The Results of the Reconstruction of the Coefficients of the Nutation for the Rigid Earth Model and their Comparison with Numerical Integration.- The Determination of the Principal Nutation Terms from the Observations with ZTF-135 IN1948.7-1989.0.- Corrections to the IAU 1980 Nutation Series from LAGEOS Observations.- Oceanic Influences on the Angular Velocity of the Earth.- The Program Complex "Kiev-Geodynamic R1".- Current State of the Theory of Nutation.- The Study of the Structure of 142-Year Series of Pole Coordinates.- Determination of Nutation Based on Observations with the Pulkovo Polar Tube.- Can the Core-Mantle Boundary Topography Influence the Earth's Nutation?.- On the Calculation of Low Frequency Oscillations of the Earth's Core.- Mean Pole of the Moon's Rotational Axis and the General Selenocentric Coordinate System.- On the Astrometrical Methods.- Reference Surfaces and Global Figure Parameters of the Terrestrial Planetary Bodies.- Possible Contributions of Classical Astrometric Instrument to the Study of Geoscience and Requirements on Star Catalogues.- Dynamical Reference Frames in the Planetary and Earth-Moon Systems.- The Main Stages of the Construction of AE89- The Numerical Ephemerides of the Planets and the Moon.- Effect of the New Equinox Definition on the Zero-Point of Longitude of the Indian Calendar.- The Construction of a Frame of Homogeneous Accuracy Based on Space Observations.- High Accuracy Algorithms of Numerical Prediction of the Motion of Solar System Bodies.- On the Errors of the Ephemerides Derived from Optical Observations of Planets.- Differences between Dynamic and Stellar Reference Frames: Results Based on Astrometric Observations of Martian Satellites.- The Possibility to Link Radio and Optical Reference Frames with Artificial Satellites.- Ancient Chinese Astronomical Observations Related to the Stellar Background in the Sky.- Sidereal Years-Catalogue Uses in Archaeoastronomy.- Improved Method for Orbital Elements Differential Correction.- On the Lunar Secular Acceleration: A Possible Approach.- Fluctuations of the Earth's Rotation by Stellar Occultations.- Systematic Astrometric Errors in Pulsar Timing.- Pulsar Astrometry-Availabilities and Relativistic Aspects of a Pulsar Reference Frame.- Points: A Global Reference Frame Opportunity.- Relativistic Reduction of Astrometric Observations at Points Level of Accuracy.- Astrometric Interferometry- Can It Establish a Fundamental System?.- 4 Realization and comparison of reference frames.- The Definition and Stability of Local Inertial Reference Frames.- An Extragalactic Reference Frame from DSN VLBI Measurements - 1989.- Realization of an Inertial Reference Frame from Mark III VLBI.- A Progress Report on the Establishment of the Radio / Optical Reference Frame.- Corrections to the Luni-Solar Precession from Radio Positions of Extragalactic Objects.- Dedicated Soviet VLBI-Network "Quasar".- A New Approach to the Construction of a Compiled Catalogue of Positions of Extragalactic Radio Sources.- In-Orbit Status of the Hipparcos Astrometry Mission.- The Tycho Project On-Board the Hipparcos Satellite.- Hipparcos and Reference Systems.- A Strategy for Linking Hipparcos to an Extra-Galactic Reference Frame.- The Reference Frame Determined from the Observation of Minor Planets by Hipparcos.- On the Improvement of the System of Fundamental Catalogues Based on Asteroid Observations.- Expectations for Astrometry with the Hubble Space Telescope.- Space Astrometry and the HST Wide Field/Planetary Camera.- The Lomonosov Project for Space Astrometry.- Regatta-Astro Project: Astrometric Studies from Small Space Laboratory.- On the Role of Star Catalogues for Autonomous Space Navigation.- The USNO (Flagstaff Station) CCD Transit Telescope and Star Positions Measured from Extragalactic Sources.- The FK5: Present Status and Some Derived Results.- Celestial Coordinate System and the FK5 Catalogue.- Systematic Differences Instrument Minus FK5 in the Southern Hemisphere.- Effect of the FK5 - FK4 Catalogue Corrections for the Observations of the Photoelectric Astrolabe at Shanghai Obsservatory.- Differences in Changes of Borowiec Geographical Coordinates Caused by the Replacement of FK4 Catalogue by FK5.- Optical Reference Frame Defined by Carlsberg Meridian Catalogue La Palma Number 4.- First Results from the New Micrometer on the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle.- The Construction of 4 Dense Astrometric Standard Areas with the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle.- Proper Motions with Respect to the Extragalactic Reference Frame.- The Yale-San Juan Southern Proper Motion Program (SPM).- Correction to Absolute Proper Motion Using the IAS-Galaxy Model.- Physical Data of the Fundamental Stars.- Realization of the Local Inertial Geocentric Frame in Relativity.- The General Catalogue of Stellar Proper Motion with Respect to Galaxies with Astrophysic Supplement.- Faint Reference Stars.- Astrometry with the Tautenburg Schmidt Telescope.- Comparison of Astrometrical Accuracy of Big Schmidt Telescopes.- Determination of Absolute Proper Motions by Use of Automated Measurements of Tautenburg Plates.- Optical Astrometry of Extragalactic Radio Sources with the Tautenburg Schmidt Telescope.- CCD Parallaxes for Faint Southern High Proper Motion Stars.- A Comparison of the Accuracy of the Determination of Right Ascension by Means of Transit Instruments of Different Types.- Individual Star Catalogues of the Unified Time Service of Kharkov Scientific and Research Institute and Kharkov University Astronomical Observatory.- The Kharkov Right Ascension Catalog of Double Stars and High Luminosity Stars for the Declination Zone +30 to +90 .- The SRS Catalog of 20,488 Star Positions: Culmination of an International Cooperative Effort.- PPM: A Tool for Astronomers.- The System of the PPM Catalogue.- The Machine-Readable Durchmusterungen: Classical Catalogs in Contemporary Form.- The Second Cape Photographic Catalogue: CPC2.- An Astrometric Catalog of Four Million Stars.- A Comprehensive Astrometric Data Base: An Instrument for Combining Earth-Bound Observations with Hipparcos Data.- A Presentation of the Work Performed with the Belgrade Large Meridian Circle During the Period 1968-1988.- The Flagstaff Measuring Machine.- Current Status of the Project of Photographic Fourfold Coverage of the Northern Hemisphere of Sky.- Third Preliminary Catalogue of Stars Observed with the Photoelectric Astrolabe.- The Establishment of an Astrometric Standard Region in the NGP: Star Catalogue.- Research on the Errors in Determination of Precise Optical Positions of Radio Sources.- Torino Programme on Radiosources Astrometry: Progress Report.- Occultation of Radio Sources for the Linkage of Radio and Stellar Reference Frames.- Comparison of Optical and Radio Positions of Stars.- Comparison of Proper Motions of Stars from AGK3 and Special Compiled Catalogue in Regions with Galaxies.- An Advanced Astrometric Sensor Array.- Modernization of Chinese Photoelectric Astrolabes and Improvement of Optical Reference System.

ISBN: 9780792307877
ISBN-10: 0792307879
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 564
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.79