THE INSTITUTE'S PROFESSIONAL FORUM: AN EXTENSION TO THE OVERDETERMINED CELESTIAL FIX

Thomas R. Metcalf

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Abstract: I show that a previous algorithm that computes the overdetermined celestial fix by a least-squares fit includes nonequal weights for a set of observations of several celestial bodies, and I give an extension to the algorithm that weights the observations uniformly.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 39, Number 4
Pages: 477 - 480
Cite this article: Metcalf, Thomas R., "THE INSTITUTE'S PROFESSIONAL FORUM: AN EXTENSION TO THE OVERDETERMINED CELESTIAL FIX", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 39, No. 4, Winter 1992-1993, pp. 477-480.
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