Observation Object

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The Observation object is a base type that provides object-being-observed, observer, and observed epoch properties to the objects that derive from it.  See the Orbit Determination Guide for more information.


Users cannot create instances of this type of object. However, users can access instances of this object type that have been created indirectly, for example as children of other objects. Users can also access any static properties and methods on this object type.


Inheritance Hierarchy: ObjectàObservation

Derived Types: BRTSObservation, GroundStationObservation, DSNObservation, OrbitStateObservation, CartesianStateObservation, EquinoctialStateObservation, PointSolutionObservation, PseudorangeObservation, SpacecraftObservation, TDRSObservation


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Timing Precision Mode

This page describes functionality in nanosecond timing precision mode.




See also

Orbit Determination Guide

Observations and Measurements