Galactocentric acceleration in VLBI analysis

  title={Galactocentric acceleration in VLBI analysis},
  author={D. S. MacMillan and A. L. Fey and John Gipson and David Gordon and Christopher S. Jacobs and Hana Kr{\'a}sn{\'a} and S{\'e}bastien Lambert and Zinovy Malkin and O. Titov and Guizhen Wang and M. H. Xu},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
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