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),

Corporate Author : DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY AEROSPACE CENTER ST LOUIS MO TECHNICAL TRANSLATION BRANCH

Personal Author(s) : Pellinen,L. P.

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 236

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.

Descriptors :   *Satellite tracking systems, *Geodesy, Navigation satellites, Geodetic satellites, Orbits, Gravity, Perturbation theory, Geopotential, Lunar trajectories, Moon, Planets, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Geodesy
      Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE