A Refined Analysis of the Perturbations on Lageos

  • Huang Cheng
  • He Miao-fu
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 127)


To take full advantage of higher accuracy of SLR technique, the force model for LAGEOS must reach to comparable accuracy. In this paper, the following perturbations on LAGEOS are concerned (1) atmospheric tidal perturbation, (2) perturbation due to the earth’s rotational deformation, (3) direct perturbation arised from the oblateness of the moon, (4) indirect perturbation due to the oblate part of the earth. The mathematical models for these perturbations are put forward and the relative orders of magnitude are estimated. As a result, a more perfect force model is provided for LAGEOS orbit determination with centimeter accuracy.


Ocean Tide Solar Radiation Pressure Refined Analysis Atmospheric Tide Direct Perturbation 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Huang Cheng
    • 1
  • He Miao-fu
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai ObservatoryAcademia SinicaShanghaiChina

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