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Revised Values for Coefficients of Zonal Spherical Harmonics in the Geopotential

  • Y. Kozai
Conference paper
Part of the COSPAR-IAU-IAG/IUGG-IUTAM book series (IUTAM)

Abstract

From precisely reduced Baker-Nunn observations for 12 artificial satellites with inclinations between 28° and 96°, coefficients of zonal spherical harmonics up to the 21st order in the expression of the gravitational potential of the earth are derived.

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References

  1. Kozai, Y. 1964. New Determination of Zonal Spherical Harmonics Coefficients of the Earth’s Gravitational Potential. Smithsonian Astrophys. Obs. Spec. Rep. No. 165.Google Scholar
  2. Kozai, Y. 1968. Improved Values for Coefficients of Zonal Spherical Harmonics in the Geopotential. In: Geodetic Satellite Results during 1967, ed. by C.A. Lundquist. Smithsonian Astrophys. Obs. Spec. Rep. No. 264, pp. 43–56.Google Scholar

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© Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Kozai
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Tokyo Astronomical ObservatoryMitaka, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridgeUSA

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