Spin state and moment of inertia of Venus

In this Nature Astronomy paper, Jean-Luc Margot (UCLA), Don Campbell (Cornell Astronomy) and colleagues describe their use of Earth-based radar observations of Venus obtained in 2006-2020 to measure its spin axis orientation, spin precession rate, moment of inertia and length-of-day variations.

Full paper here.

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