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Division A WG Third Realisation of International Celestial Reference Frame

Chair

Christopher S. Jacobs

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech
Tracking and Applications Section
Mail Stop 67-115
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena 91109
United States

Phone: +1 (818)354-7490
Fax: +1 (818)393-4965
Email: ChristopherSJacobsjplnasagov
Personal website: none
Organization website: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/

Last updated:
January 16, 2013

Description

To oversee the generation, validation and utility of the third generation ICRF in the radio domain by 2018 with special care to provide for a frame tie and accuracy comparisons with the anticipated Gaia optical catalog.


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