geocentric gravitational constant

geocentric gravitational constant

The product of the gravitational constant and the Earth's mass, equal to
3.986 005 × 1014 N m2 kg–1
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The geocentric gravitational constant equals 3.986004418(8) x [10.sup.14] [m.sup.3] [s.sup.-2] [2].
In order to link the spherical harmonic coefficients of the topographical potential with those of the geopotential in EGM08, it would be desirable to express the topographical potential using the same scale factor, namely the geocentric gravitational constant GM.