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Future possibilities for astrometry in space

Future possibilities for astrometry in space

a workshop organised jointly by the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the European Space Agency, Cambridge, UK, 19-21 June 1995.

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Published by European Space Agency in Noordwijk, The Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Global Astrometric Interferometer for Astrophysics (GAIA) -- Congresses.,
  • Astrometry -- Congresses.,
  • Space astronomy -- Congresses.,
  • Space astronomy -- Instruments -- Congresses.,
  • Interferometry -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJoint RGO-ESA workshop on future possibilities for astrometry in space, Cambridge workshop on future possibilities for astrometry in space
    SeriesESA SP ;, 379
    ContributionsPerryman, M. A. C., Leeuwen, Floor van, 1952-, Guyenne, T. D., Royal Greenwich Observatory., European Space Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB807 .F87 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL585169M
    ISBN 109290921994
    LC Control Number96175048
    OCLC/WorldCa33338828

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Future possibilities for astrometry in space: a workshop organised jointly by the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the European Space Agency, Cambridge, UK, June Author: M A C Perryman ; Floor van Leeuwen ; T D Guyenne ; Royal Greenwich Observatory.

This contribution focuses on the importance of astrometry and on its future developments. Over the centuries astrometry has greatly contributed to the advance of the knowledge of the Universe.

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The introduction of the extragalactic reference frame and the availability of the Hipparcos and Tycho catalogs will have major impacts on changing the accuracy levels of astrometry in the future. There is a need for accurate densification of the reference frames down to at least 20 th magnitude.

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Joint RGO-ESA workshop, Cambridge, UK, June.Astrometry also determines how celestial objects are moving in space relative to each other. For this purpose it is necessary to measure two components of motion: the radial velocity which is the velocity of the star away or toward us, and the proper motion which is the motion of an object across the sky.

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