Co-location of Space Geodetic Instruments at the “Quasar” VLBI Network Observatories
IVS 2012 General Meeting Proceedings “Launching the Next-Generation IVS Network”, Dirk Behrend and Karen D. Baver (eds), 157–160 (2012)About the paper Full text
This paper discusses the current status of creating the co-location stations at the observatories of the Russian VLBI network “Quasar”. Satellite Laser Ranging systems “Sazhen-TM” manufactured by Research-and-Production Corporation “Precision Systems and Instruments” were installed at all observatories of the network in 2011. The main technical characteristics of the SLR system and the co-location of high-precision observational instruments at the observatories are presented in this paper.