Accession Number:

AD0772275

Title:

Study of the Gravitational Fields and Shape of the Earth, Other Planets, and the Moon, Based on Spacecraft Observations (Issledovanie Gravitatsionnykh Polei i Formy Zemli, Drugikh Planet i Luny po Nablyudeniyam Kosmicheskikh Apparatov),

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY AEROSPACE CENTER ST LOUIS MO TECHNICAL TRANSLATION BRANCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

236.0

Abstract:

Contents Artificial satellites used for determining the figure and gravitational field of the earth Methods of accurate satellite observations Geometric satellite constructions Theory of satellite motion in the gravitational field of the earth Dynamic deductions from satellite observations Fundamental geodetic constants Orbit, gravitational field and figure of the moon Determination of the figures and gravity fields of major planets.

Subject Categories:

  • Geodesy
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE