Space experiment to determine the size and shape of the visible disk of the sun

1Babenko, Yu.G, 1Vertipolokh, AYa., 1Gnatyk, BI, 2Danylevsky, VO
1Astronomical Observatory of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
2Astronomical Observatory of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine; (2) Main Astronomical Observatory of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2002, 8 ;(Supplement2):237-242
Publication Language: Russian
A brief overview of the results of modern measurements of the photospheric diameter of the Sun and its compression is given. It justifies the need to improve the accuracy of measurements of these parameters of the Sun, proposes a concept and block diagram of the device for measuring the angular diameter and compression of the visible solar disk from outside the Earth's atmosphere.

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