“GR in GPS” Image Resources

(Please note: all video sources will be italicized and in green font)

AS ALWAYS, SOME BACKGROUND:

  • GPS orbit animation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System
  • Spheroid: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spheroid
  • Earth geoid animation: http://geophysics.eas.gatech.edu/classes/Geophysics/misc/Gravity.html
  • Geoid video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qu-o75pe5GY

TYING IT TOGETHER:

  • Frequency shift equations: courtesy of “General Relativity in the Global Positioning System” by Neil Ashby. Ashby GPS
  • Semi-major and semi-minor axes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semi-major_and_semi-minor_axes
  • Video on orbital mechanics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJiAkBxuqfs
  • GPS clock video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=p2BxAu6WZI8