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Radar studies in the solar system

Radar studies in the solar system

grant no. NAGW-967, annual report for the period 1 October 1995 through 30 September 1996

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Published by Smithsonian Institution, Astrophysical Observatory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Cambridge, Mass, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radar data.,
  • Polarization characteristics.,
  • Scattering.,
  • Gravitation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprincipal investigator, Irwin I. Shapiro.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA-CR-202431., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-202431.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15492330M

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Sit back and enjoy a cosmic tour of our awe-inspiring solar system with this illuminating illustrated guide. Aimed at children aged 8+, this exciting book makes learning a complex subject fun and accessible. Gaze at the beauty of our planets.

Abstract. We aid in a study of the solar system by means of ground-based radar. We have concentrated on (1) developing the ephemerides needed to acquire radar data at Arecibo Observatory and (2) analyzing the resultant data to: test fundamental laws of gravitation; determine the size, shape, topography, and spin vectors of the targets; and study the surface properties of these Author: Irwin I.

Shapiro. Abstract The ephemerides needed to acquire radar data at Arecibo from observations of various solar-system objects was developed. The resultant data to test fundamental laws of gravitation and to determine the size, shape, topography, and spin vectors of the targets were : Irwin I.

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This graphic of the solar system was made using real images of the planets and comet Hale-Bopp. It is not to scale. To show a scale model of the solar system with the Sun being 1cm would require about 64 meters of paper.

Image credit: Maggie Mosetti, NASA This book was produced to commemorate the Year of the Solar System (, a martian. Radar studies of the planets and smaller bodies in the solar system are driven by the desire to understand how our solar system formed and evolved and, in the case of near-Earth asteroids (NEAs), by the concern that some of these small objects may pose a threat to Earth.

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