## Celestial GeodesyThe geodetic use of rockets, artificial satellites, and the moon is reviewed. The discussion covers in turn dynamics, geometry, observational techniques, comparison with terrestrial geodesy, and geophysical implications. (AUHOR). |

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INTRODUCTION | 1 |

n GEOMETRICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND ERROR ANALYSIS | 55 |

Section Page | 61 |

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