Such gravitational reinforcements are seen to be a function of the smallness of ( 1 ) the lunar anomaly and (2) the lunar elongation; ... 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(lae), as e increases, q always decreases, for the reasons enumerated in the immediately preceding section.
|Title||:||Tidal Dynamics: Theory and analysis of tidal forces|
|Author||:||Fergus J. Wood|
|Publisher||:||Coastal Education & Research - 2001|