Accession Number:

AD0643975

Title:

THE SHAPE OF THE MOON AS DEDUCED FROM THE ORBITER DETERMINATION OF ITS GRAVITATIONAL FIELD,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BOEING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LABS SEATTLE WASH MATHEMATICS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Preliminary values of the lunar gravity field as obtained from an analysis of the tracking data of Lunar Orbiter 1 are used to express the basic features of the figure of the Moon. Some tentative conclusions are drawn regarding the homogeneity, the non-hydrostatic form, and the solidity of the lunar globe. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astronomy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE