Such gravitational reinforcements are seen to be a function of the smallness of ( 1 ) the lunar anomaly and ( 2 ) the lunar ... joining the Sun, Earth, and Moon (line of syzygies) and the perturbed major axis (line of apsides) of the Moona#39;s orbit can attain a value as small as 6 minutes in time. ... q=a(l a e), as e increases, q always decreases, for the reasons enumerated in the immediately preceding section.
|Title||:||The strategic role of perigean spring tides|
|Author||:||Fergus J. Wood, National Ocean Survey|