A solar eclipse on 26.01.2009 simultaneous observations using superlight torsion balances and a paraconic pendulum

A. Pugach, D. Olenichi, D. Vorob’ev, S. Kuz’kov, V. P. Kuz’kov, M. M. Medvedskii


For the first time simultaneous observations over reaction of two extralight torsion balances (Kiev, Ukraine) and a paraconic pendulum (Suceava, Romania) are spent during a partial solar eclipse on January, 26th, 2009. Significant correlation between indications of two torsion balances and a paraconic pendulum removed on distance of 440 km is found out. Prior to the eclipse and after the phenomenon termination the correlation was absent. The conclusion that a solar eclipse serves as a factor determining reaction of torsion balances and a pendulum is received.


solar eclipse; superlight torsion balances; paraconic pendulum; gravitational constant


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