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Toshimichi Otsubo


Research and Publications


Space Geodesy, Precise Orbit Determination

Current research topics

Satellite Laser Ranging, Retroreflector, Geodetic Satellite, Terrestrial Reference Frame


Books and chapters

Position and motion of celestial bodies, T Fukushima (ed.), Nippon Hyoronsha, 2009.1 (Chapter 4, Section 1.3 and 1.5, co-authored )
(in Japanese)

Journal articles

・“Spin axis orientation of Ajisai determined from Graz 2 kHz SLR data”, Advances in Space Research,   , Vol. 46, No. 3, 251-256, 2010 (co-authored with D. Kucharski,G. Kirchner,F. Koidl)
(in English)
・“Fully automated VLBI analysis with c5++ for ultra-rapid determination of UT1”, Earth Planets Space,   , Vol. 62, 933–937, 2011.2 (co-authored with - T. Hobiger, T. Otsubo, M. Sekido, T. Gotoh, T. Kubooka, H. Takiguchi)
(in English)
・“Simulation of optical response of retroreflectors for future lunar laser ranging”, Advances in Space Research , Vol. 45, No. 6, 733-740, 2010 ( with H. Kunimori, H. Noda, H. Hanada)
・“The impact of solar irradiance on AJISAI's spin period measured by the Graz 2-kHz SLR system”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,   , Vol. 48, No. 3, 1629-1633, 2010 (co-authored with D. Kucharski, G. Kirchner, F. Koidl)
・“Daily Quality Control System of Satellite Laser Ranging Data for the ILRS Network”, Journal of the Geodetic Society of Japan,   , Vol. 54, No. 2, 69-79, 2008
(in Japanese with English abstract)
・“System-dependent centre-of-mass correction for spherical geodetic satellites”, Journal of Geophysical Research,   , Vol. 109, No. B4, 9-1—9-10, 2003
(in English)
・“Spin motion and orientation of LAGEOS-2 from photometric observation”, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,   , Vol. 42, No. 1, 202-208, 2004
(in English)


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