The Hipparcos satellite, to be launched in 1988, will establish a very precise and dense stellar catalogue. The possible applications and merits of this catalogue, and the contribution of geodesites to the data reduction, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-40
Number of pages4
JournalAdvances in Space Research
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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