earth axis

earth axis

earth axis
Any one of a set of mutually perpendicular reference axes established with the upright axis (the z, axis) pointing to the center of the earth. It is used in describing the position or performance of an aircraft or other body in flight. The earth axis may remain fixed or move with that body.
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The scientists said their research showed there had been a series of quick advances and retreats of the ice - and this was in keeping with the 20,000 year cycle of the earth axis tilt - otherwise known as a precession cycle.
It requires Rock Smash, Tiger Claw, Earth Axis and Raging Wave.
First method begins with Rock Smash then cancelled with Tiger Claw, cancelled with Earth Axis and cancelled with Raging Wave.
Press the skill again before she spins the second time to activate Earth Axis.
Along with the deviations in the motion of the Moon from the Keplerian orbit and the short-period nutation of the Earth axis, the evection mechanism is detected in spectral zenith observations of the atmosphere at Novolazarevskaya station (Antarctica).
The major solar disturbances cause deviation from the Keplerian orbit of the Moon motion and, at the same time, deviations in the Earth axis in the short-period nutation (31.
The increased distance, he said, reduces just seven per cent of the Sun's heat on earth, but the earth axis bring summer season to the northern hemisphere at this time of the year.
Washington, March 3 (ANI): NASA has announced that the February 27 Chile earthquake was so powerful that it likely shifted an Earth axis and shortened the length of a day.
In the GSC system, detectors rotate about the Earth axis, moving along a motionless parallel given by [phi] = const.
ST], is the period of rotation of the Earth and the detectors in the GSC system about the Earth axis.
ST,B] unambiguously characterize the angle of detectors' rotation about the Earth axis relative to their initial position at the moment [t.
It is necessary to note that the points of the Earth space, which are on the Earth axis, move forward only.

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