Measurements of aiming antenna errors of the radio telescope RT-70 by sources of natural radio radiation

1Nabatov, AS, 1Petrenko, AG, 2Tsyukh, AM, 2Nesteruk, VN, 2Prantsuzov, VN, 3Vlasenko, VP, 2Zaluzhnyj, RN, 2Piskun, ON
1Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
2National Center of Space Facilities Control and Test of the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Yevpatoria, AR Crimea, Ukraine
3National Center of Space Facilities Control and Test, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2006, 12 ;(4):052-055
Publication Language: Russian
The cycle of measurements of antenna aiming errors of the radio telescope RT-70 was conducted in 2004 and the method for error determination with the use of natural radio sources was developed for that purpose. The results of measurements of antenna aiming errors and their dependence on elevation coordinates are given. The program complex for automatic taking into account aiming errors at the stage of preparation of target designation is developed.
Keywords: aiming errors, antenna, program complex
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