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SYNCHRONOUS ORBIT
INCLINATIONS
EQUATORIAL PLANE
GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT
ROUGHLY HOURS
ORBITAL PLANE
EQUATORIAL ORBIT
ECCENTRICITY
ASTEROIDS
SOUTH POLES
ANGLE BETWEEN
ASCENDING NODE
HIGHLY
ORBITAL PARAMETERS
INCLINATION EQUAL
HIGH INCLINATIONS
EARTH ORBIT
ORBITAL INCLINATION
INCLINATION ANGLE
SATELLITE
INCLINATION CHANGE
LEO
RADIUS BETWEEN
EROS
ORBIT INCLINATION
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Definitions

  1. Inclination is the angle between the orbital plane and the equatorial plane. (Web site)
  2. Inclination is one of the six orbital parameters describing the shape and orientation of a celestial orbit.
  3. Inclination is a deviation of the skiers body from its vertical axis.
  4. Inclination is a science fiction novella by William Shunn. (Web site)
  5. Inclination is the angle between a satellite orbit and the equator. (Web site)

Synchronous Orbit

  1. A satellite on a prograde, circular orbit (inclination=0--) placed at 0.5 r H would leave Jupiter in as little as forty years.
  2. HAMSAT was placed into a polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO) at an altitude of 632 x 621 km with an inclination of 97.8 deg with respect to the equator. (Web site)

Inclinations

  1. The eccentricity of the orbits is represented by segments (extending from the perihelion to the aphelion) with the inclination represented on Y axis. (Web site)
  2. Geocentric orbits may be further classified by their altitude, inclination and eccentricity. (Web site)

Equatorial Plane

  1. The inclination of orbits of natural or artificial satellites is measured relative to the equatorial plane of the body they orbit if they do so close enough.
  2. Inclination classifications Inclined orbit: An orbit whose inclination in reference to the equatorial plane is not 0. (Web site)
  3. Last check: 2007-10-09) Inclined Orbit - An orbit whose inclination in refrence to the equatorial plane is not 0. (Web site)

Geostationary Orbit

  1. Geostationary orbit (GSO): A circular geosynchronous orbit with an inclination of zero.
  2. A geosynchronous orbit with an inclination of zero degrees is called a geostationary orbit. (Web site)
  3. Geostationary Orbit (GSO) A subset of GEO orbits, in which the inclination is nearly zero so that the satellite stays over the same spot on the Earth. (Web site)

Roughly Hours

  1. Tundra orbit: A synchronous but highly elliptic orbit with inclination of 63.4-- and orbital period of one sidereal day (roughly 24 hours).
  2. Molniya orbit: A semi-synchronous but highly elliptic orbit with inclination of 63.4-- and orbital period of half of a sidereal day (roughly 12 hours).
  3. A negligibly small maneuver can then bring it back to the earth on a reverse BCT to the desired earth inclination.

Orbital Plane

  1. Inclination -- The angular distance of the orbital plane from the plane of the planet's equator, stated in degrees.
  2. INCLINATION [inclination] in astronomy, the angle of intersection between two planes, one of which is an orbital plane. (Web site)

Equatorial Orbit

  1. Near equatorial orbit: An orbit whose inclination with respect to the equatorial plane is nearly zero.
  2. Some vocabulary: Orbits with inclination near 0 degrees are called equatorial orbits (because the satellite stays nearly over the equator).
  3. Hohmann Transfer To be in a geosynchronous orbit, the satellite must move to an equatorial orbit (inclination = 0 degrees) with an altitude of 38,000+ km. (Web site)

Eccentricity

  1. Over long times (a million years, or so) a secular resonance will change the eccentricity and inclination of the small body. (Web site)
  2. Lunar transfer orbit (LTO) Prograde orbit: An orbit with an inclination of less than 90--.
  3. Prograde satellites The Gallic group shares an average inclination of 34--.
  4. These families are clumps in semi-major axis, but also in inclination and in eccentricity. (Web site)
  5. Koronis asteroids have a semi-major axis between 2.83 AU and 2.91 AU, an eccentricity less than 0.11, and an inclination less than 3.5°. (Web site)

Asteroids

  1. These asteroids are in stable 2:1 libration with Jupiter, in high-inclination orbits.
  2. Pallas family asteroids have a mean orbital radius between 2.7 and 2.8 AU and an inclination between 30-- and 38--.
  3. Main Belt IIb asteroids which have a mean orbital radius between 2.706 AU and 2.82 AU and an inclination less than 33--.
  4. Within the main belt are groups of asteroids that cluster with respect to certain mean orbital elements ( semimajor axis, eccentricity, and inclination).

South Poles

  1. Orbits with inclination near 90 degrees are called polar (because the satellite crosses over the north and south poles).
  2. The particular inclination keeps the perigee shift small.
  3. A satellite with an inclination of exactly 90 degrees is said to be in a polar orbit, meaning it passes over the Earth's north and south poles. (Web site)

Angle Between

  1. Inclination in general is the angle between a reference plane and another plane or axis of direction.
  2. The inclination of objects beyond the solar system, such as a binary star, is defined as the angle between the normal to the orbital plane (i.e.
  3. Typically, for the objects on small inclination orbits, the perturbations result in the precession of the argument of pericenter. (Web site)
  4. Binary stars with inclination close to 90 degrees (edge-on) are often eclipsing. (Web site)

Ascending Node

  1. The two main orbital elements that are measured with respect to the plane of reference are the inclination and the longitude of the ascending node.
  2. The orbital elements include the inclination i, longitude of the ascending node Ω, and argument of perihelion ω.

Highly

  1. Tundra Orbit - A highly elliptical orbit with inclination of 63.4-- and orbital period of one sidereal day (roughly 24 hours).
  2. Near circular, highly inclined orbits can thus become very eccentric (in exchange for lower inclination).
  3. Molniya Orbit - A highly elliptical orbit with inclination of 63.4-- and orbital period of -- of a sidereal day (roughly 12 hours).

Orbital Parameters

  1. In particular, the inclination is one of the six orbital parameters describing the shape and orientation of a celestial orbit.
  2. Fig. 1: One view of inclination and other orbital parameters.
  3. Damocles is among a few centaurs on orbits with extreme inclination (prograde i 70--, e.g. (Web site)
  4. The launch vehicle must provide a much larger part, or all, of the energy for the spacecraft's orbital speed, depending on the inclination.

Inclination Equal

  1. Nodes do not exist for orbits with inclination equal to zero ( equatorial orbits or ecliptic orbits). (Web site)
  2. It is also called axial inclination or obliquity. (Web site)
  3. Non-inclined orbit: An orbit whose inclination is equal to zero with respect to some plane of reference.
  4. For orbits launched from Kourou, this would produce an inclination to the ecliptic of i e = 5–23.5 = –18.5°, i.e. (Web site)

High Inclinations

  1. By convention, inclination is a number between 0 and 180 degrees. (Web site)
  2. Orbits with a high inclination angle are usually called polar orbits.
  3. For the most efficient example mentioned above, targeting an inclination at apoapsis also changes the argument of periapsis.
  4. It has unique characteristics, including: a spiralling motion; a high inclination (meaning its path is tilted); and an overlap at the end of the horseshoe. (Web site)
  5. Encyclopedia article about Inclination angle.

Earth Orbit

  1. The inclination of the Earth's orbit has a 100,000 year cycle relative to the invariable plane.
  2. Low Earth orbit (LEO): A circular orbit around Earth between the atmosphere and the Van Allen radiation belt, with a low angle of inclination. (Web site)
  3. A low inclination orbit has the greatest change in RAAN per day. (Web site)
  4. Final heliocentric orbit 1.02 x 1.63 AU, 2.2 degree inclination, 556 day period.
  5. Mid earth orbit (MEO) is a term used to describe 12h period, medium inclination orbits generally used for Global Positioning Satellites.

Orbital Inclination

  1. Hence, we may conclude that the analemma is dependent on the planet---s orbital inclination and ellipticity. (Web site)
  2. Figure 3.   The variation of the orbital inclination i e of orbits launched from Cape Canaveral (lat. (Web site)
  3. This so-called "Kozai mechanism" is a very long-range effect, and its amplitude is purely dependent on the relative orbital inclination.

Inclination Angle

  1. In astronomy, axial tilt is the inclination angle of a planet's rotational axis in relation to a perpendicular to its orbital plane. (Web site)
  2. Keplerian Elements Tutorial Inclination is the angle between the orbital plane and the equatorial plane. (Web site)
  3. The Astronomical Almanac provides 7 numbers to specify an orbit; Inclination (i) angle between the plane of the Ecliptic and the plane of the orbit. (Web site)

Satellite

  1. The greater the inclination of a satellite's orbit, the further north and south its ground track will pass. (Web site)
  2. The time of the launch depends on the launch site's latitude and longitude and the satellite orbit's inclination and longitude of ascending node. (Web site)
  3. In addition to changing the inclination, a plane change can also change the longitude of the orbit's ascending node, . (Web site)
  4. While a true polar orbit has an inclination of 90º, many satellites orbit the earth with inclinations that are close to 90º.
  5. Highly Elliptical Orbits (HEO) satellites orbit the Earth in an orbital plane with an inclination between 50 and 70º.

Inclination Change

  1. Orbital inclination change is an orbital maneuver aimed at changing the inclination of an orbiting body's orbit.
  2. Maximum efficiency of inclination change is achieved at apoapsis, (or apogee), where orbital velocity is the lowest.

Leo

  1. Remote sensing satellites can also take advantage of sun-synchronous LEO orbits at an altitude of about 800km and near polar inclination.
  2. GTO Geostationary Transfer Orbit, an orbit at modest inclination with perigee at LEO and apogee at Clarke orbit. (Web site)

Radius Between

  1. Pallas asteroids have a mean orbital radius between 2.5 AU and 2.82 AU and an inclination between 33° and 38°. (Web site)
  2. Phocaea asteroids, with a mean orbital radius between 2.25 AU and 2.5 AU, an eccentricity greater than 0.1, and inclination between 18-- and 32--.
  3. Hilda asteroids have a mean orbital radius between 3.7 AU and 4.2 AU, an eccentricity greater than 0.07, and an inclination less than 20--.

Eros

  1. The first step is to change the inclination of Eros- orbit. (Web site)
  2. Or 73.087 days of continual thrusting of the mass drivers to change Eros- inclination. (Web site)

Orbit Inclination

  1. The heliostationary orbit is the heliosynchronous orbit of inclination zero and eccentricity zero. (Web site)
  2. Eclipitic orbit is an orbit with inclination to the plane of reference (i.d.
  3. Consequently, perturbations may lead to the resonance between the orbit inclination and eccentricity.

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