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Can we calculate the frame dragging force of the Earth?

Can we calculate the frame dragging force of the Earth?

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Saurabh Koranglekar
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2 years ago
Dear student

The answer is Yes

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
Yes, as mentioned in the comments, the frame-dragging of a satellite orbiting the Earth was measured by the Gravity Probe B mission. Combining this, I find Ωav=40.8 mas/y, close to the value cited in the Gravity Probe B paper.

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