It has been proved that the geoidal valueW 0 is not dependent on the system used for defining the geoid surface. It is the same for the zero-frequency tidal system, mean system and tide-free system. It has been suggested,W 0 be adopted as primary constant defining the length dimensions of celestial bodies.
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Burša, M. Geoidal potential free of zero-frequency tidal distortion. Earth Moon Planet 71, 59–64 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00612869
- Celestial Body
- Length Dimension
- Tidal System
- Tidal Distortion
- Geoid Surface