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Astrometry is at the threshold of serious adjustments due to the fact this decade, by myself, is witnessing an development of stellar positions corresponding to the entire development of the former centuries. The Hipparcos satellite tv for pc has concluded its observations, and the catalog is in practise. initial effects guarantee that the Hipparcos catalog will offer positions, parallaxes and annual right motions for over 100,000 stars with accuracies of 1.5 milliarcseconds. furthermore, the Tycho catalog will supply positions of approximately 30 milliarcseconds accuracy for over 1 million stars, and annual right motions with three milliarcsecond accuracy will for that reason be ob­ tained via first epoch positions from the Astrographic Catalog. Optical interferometers at the floor are starting operation, and those tools gives you observational accuracies of roughly one milliarcsecond. additionally, the conventional reference body in response to the joys­ damental Catalog of vibrant stars is being changed by way of the extragalactic ref­ erence body, in accordance with radio resources with accuracies of 1 milliarcsecond. therefore, astrometry will switch from a primary reference body outlined when it comes to the dynamical reference body of the sunlight method with accuracies of a hundred milliarcseconds to a space-fixed, extragalactic reference body with accuracies of 1 milliarcsecond. destiny astrometric observations might be within the 1 -100 milliarcsecond accuracy diversity. there are various techniques for destiny astrometric tools in area. each one of these gives you sub-milliarcsecond astrometric accuracies.

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Astronomical and Astrophysical Objectives of Sub·Milliarcsecond Optical Astrometry, 35-42. © 1995 [AU. 36 T. E. CORBIN well as proper motions. These positions and motions can then be used to represent the standard frame at all epochs. When the standard frame is the Dynamical System, and the stellar positions and motions are linked to it through absolute and quasi-absolute observational catalogs, the result is known as a fundamental catalog. 2. 1. ABSOLUTE CATALOGS Catalogs that have been observed and reduced without dependence on existing catalogs and that include observations of Solar System objects are referred to as absolute.

In compiling the catalog Solar System observations from absolute catalogs were combined with other data to make the correction to the FK4 equinox. The stellar data of the absolute and quasi-absolute catalogs were then used to correct warps in the system of FK4 positions and motions. Differential catalogs were reduced to the new system to improve the positions and motions of the individual stars (Schwan 1988). The system of the FK5 was developed by using catalogs not available at the time the FK4 was compiled to correct the FK4 system.

H. (1988) The Marlc III Stellar lntetferometer, Astron. , 193, 357. , and Momrkewich, D. (1994) Progress Report on the Construction of the Navy Prototype Optical Intetferometer at the Lowell Observatory, in Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry II, ed. B. Breckinridge, Proc. SPIE, 2200,242. NEW ASTROMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION IN JAPAN M. YOSHIZAWA National Astronomical Observatory Mitaka, Tokyo 181, JAPAN 1. Introduction The meridian circle is one of the most fundamental instrument in the field of astrometry where the astronomical objects are studied observationally for positions and their changes on the celestial sphere.

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