Some articles on local, local vertical:
... At 60 degrees latitude, the component that is perpendicular to the local surface (the local vertical) is half the total force. 233 + 25 = 258 m/s, which requires a centripetal force of about 0.208 newton local vertical component about 0.104 newton ... a centripetal force of about 0.135 newton local vertical component about 0.068 newton ...
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