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Jason-2: Array Offset Information

Center of Mass Information:

The offset between the center of mass and the RRA optical center is X = 0.217 m, Y = 0.598 m, Z = 0.683 m in spacecraft axes. The reference system is the same as for TOPEX and Jason-1, with Z pointing towards the Earth. An additional 49 mm correction, to be subtracted from the computed range, is required to account for the RRA phase center offset.

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