Earth, Moon, and Planets

, Volume 71, Issue 1–2, pp 59–64 | Cite as

Geoidal potential free of zero-frequency tidal distortion

  • Milan Burša
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Abstract

It has been proved that the geoidal valueW0 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,W0 be adopted as primary constant defining the length dimensions of celestial bodies.

Keywords

Celestial Body Length Dimension Tidal System Tidal Distortion Geoid Surface 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Milan Burša
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  1. 1.Astronomical InstituteCzech Acad. Sci.Prague

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