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Improved Ephemerides of Pluto

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dc.contributor.author Standish, E. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-06T04:16:08Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-06T04:16:08Z
dc.date.issued 1993 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 93-1370 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/35648
dc.description.abstract The history of the Pluto ephemerides created at JPL is given. The uncertainties of present and possible future ephemerides are illustrated, and it is shown how rapidly the error grows for any present-day ephemeris of Pluto which is extrapolated into the future - tens of thousands of kilometers after only a decade. Continuing the observations into the future will not only reduce the extrapolation time but time will provide a substantial improvement to the ephemeris itself. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other ephemerides Pluto extrapolation time en_US
dc.title Improved Ephemerides of Pluto en_US


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