Format for Radar Observations of Mercury and Venus from Goldstone, CA

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- columns format content 1-3 a3 id 13: DSS13 -> DSS13 14: DSS14 -> DSS14 B: DSS13 -> DSS14 (see below for DSS Station Locations) 6-21 f16.8 UTC : If used, it must be rounded to the nearest whole second of the day. It is better to use the exact date & time in columns 23-42. 23-42 i4,a4,4(1x,i2) UTC : date & time 44-58 f15.3 observed round-trip light time (microseconds), received at UTC 62-68 f7.3 sigma (microseconds) 70-73 i4 frequency (MHz) 75-80 a6 previous name of JPL file (names used prior to 1992) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DSS Station Locations --------------------- DSS 13 : (Geocentric R, long., lat.) = (6372.117118, 243.2051217, 35.066548) DSS 14 : (Geocentric R, long., lat.) = (6371.992939, 243.1104765, 35.244351) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------