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Satellite laser ranging station

Name of the RI

Satellite laser ranging station

website of the RI

http://www.astr.lu.lv

Location of RI

Kandavas Street 2

Rīga

Scientific domain(s) of the RI

Astronomy, Astrophysics

Type of RI

Single-sited

Research services at the RI

High-precision satellite laser ranging into the frame of global coordinated programs for geodynamics, research and development of ranging technique and methods.

Equipment at the RI

Satellite laser ranging telescope LS-105;

EKSPLA laser SL312

Users

national users 5;

users from other European countries 10;

international users 5

Status of RI

Since 1998; 2004

Key words

satellite laser ranging

Description of RI

Astronomical observatory or Satellite laser ranging station is part of the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Latvia.

Hosting Organization and its address

University of Latvia

Raina Blvd.19

Riga

Latvia

Administrator 

Kalvis  Salmiņš

Administrator’s Phone

 +371 67034582

Administrator’s Contact e-mail

 astra@latnet.lv