Lunar Gravimetry: Revealing the Far-Side

Lunar Gravimetry: Revealing the Far-Side

by Rune Floberghagen

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401571173
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #273
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Fundamentals of lunar gravity field recovery. 3. Assessment of modern lunar gravity field models through orbit analysis. 4. Ill-conditioning of the lunar gravimetric inverse problem. 5. Lunar gravity field modelling experiments with European data sets. 6. Towards a global data set. 7. Epilogue. A. Fundamentals of selenography. B. The generalised singular value decomposition (GSVD). C. Some useful coordinate transformations. D. The Euler- Lagrange equation and the range rate SST signal. Bibliography. Index.

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