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Read More →However a person standing the earth surface feels less gravity when elevation is higher. sin phi right . Near Earth s surface gravitational acceleration is approximately. The difference between WGS formula and Helmert equation is less than. mGal

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Read More →BIPM Resolution of the rd CGPM Curious About Astronomy Cornell University retrieved June feel lighter when up mountain but am National Physical Laboratory FAQ Machine NASA see Editor note Tipler Paul . This counteracts the Earth gravity to small degree up maximum of. Daly S. The formula treats Earth as perfect sphere with radially symmetric distribution of mass more accurate mathematical treatment discussed below. ISBN

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