Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2017. (7): 93-98 

A.O. Korsun
Main Astronomical Observatory of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

FROM THE HISTORY OF THE CREATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EARTH ROTATION AND REFERENCE SYSTEMS SERVICE. INITIATIVES OF UKRAINIAN ASTRONOMERS

The article focuses on the main stages of almost a century-long history of development of services previous to the modern International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS), which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The important role of Ukrainian astronomers and their initiatives to improve the organization of these services is considered.

Language of article: ukrainian