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J/A+A/487/755       CCD observations of Martian Satellites    (Veiga+, 2008)

Phobos and Deimos CCD observations. Veiga C.H. <Astron. Astrophys. 487, 755 (2008)> =2008A&A...487..755V
ADC_Keywords: Planets Keywords: celestial mechanics - astrometry - ephemerides Abstract: This paper give positions of Martian satellites system from CCD observations obtained at the Cassegrain focus of a 1.6m reflector for the years 1995 and 2003. Description: These positions were reduced using the scale and orientation parameters, determined from star field positions of Uranus and Pluto systems' observations that were made in the same night as Mars observations. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 48 326 The 141 and 185 topocentric observed positions of Phobos and Deimos
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 A6 --- Sat Satellite name (Deimos or Phobos) 8- 24 F17.9 d HJD Mean instant of observation (equinox J2000) 26- 36 F11.7 deg RAdeg Topocentric observed right ascension in decimal degrees (J2000) 38- 48 F11.7 deg DEdeg Topocentric observed declination in decimal degrees (J2000)
Acknowledgements: Carlos Veiga, cave(at)
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 30-Jul-2008
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