induced precession


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induced precession

A precession resulting from a torque deliberately applied to a gyro.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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However for the Earth-translation induced precession if we use [v.sub.R] = 430 km/s (in the direction RA = [5.2.sup.hr], Dec = = -67[degrees]), (28) gives
While predicting the same earth-rotation induced precession, the new theory has an additional much larger "frame-dragging" effect caused by the observed translational motion of the Earth.