Mariner 9 control net of Mars: August 1972

by Merton E. Davies


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An interim geodetic control net of the surface of Mars based on pictures from Mariner 9. Areocentric and areographic coordinates of 809 control points have been computed using 407 television frames. Included in the report are the source of the photogrammetric parameters and methodology used in the computations, coordinates of the control points, and 48 figures that show the locations of the points on the surface of Mars. As additional data are reduced, the net will be expanded to cover the entire planet. 107 pp. Ref.

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