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Interplanetary Torques

  • E. Schatzman

Abstract

The interpretation of the difference between astronomical or universal time and the time given by a frequency standard (atomic time) is quite involved and requires a detailed analysis of the periodic fluctuations in the length of the day. Only the astrometrists can discuss thoroughly the validity of the assumptions underlying this analysis. A brief account is given here of the interpretation by Danjon (1962a, 1962b, 1962c), although other investigators are not completely in agreement with him.

Keywords

Angular Momentum Solar Activity Secular Variation Ring Current Solar Particle 
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© Plenum Press 1966

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