Orbit keywords
(i.e., Orbit
keywords):
acceleration,
angular acceleration α,
angular momentum
(conservation of angular momentum),
angular velocity ω,
apse line (AKA line of apsides,
apsis
(apoapsis,
periapsis,
aphelion,
perihelion,
apogee
perigee),
areal velocity,
artificial satellite,
astronomical perturbations
(gravitational perturbations),
barycenter,
binary asteroid,
binary stars,
celestial mechanics,
center of mass
(for orbits,
barycenter),
central force,
circular orbit
(v_circular = sqrt(GM/R) = (7.9053 km/s) * sqrt[(M/M_⊕)/(R/R_eq_⊕)]),
co-orbital configuration,
comets,
eccentricity,
ellipse
(focus,
semi-major axis),
elliptical orbit,
escape velocity
(v_escape = sqrt(2GM/R) = (11.180 km/s) * sqrt[(M/M_⊕)/(R/R_eq_⊕)]),
general relativity (GR),
geostationary orbit,
gravitation,
gravity assist (AKA gravitational slingshot maneuver),
gravitational perturbations,
Isaac Newton (1643--1727),
Johannes Kepler (1571--1630),
Kepler's 3 laws of planetary motion
(Kepler's 1st law,
Kepler's 2nd law,
Kepler's 3rd law),
Lagrangian point,
Lissajous orbit,
log-log plot,
low-Earth orbital speed
(v_circular = sqrt(GM/R) = (7.9053 km/s) * sqrt[(M/M_⊕)/(R/R_eq_⊕)]),
mean orbital radius (AKA semi-major axis),
Mercury's 3:2 spin-orbit resonance,
minor-planet moon,
moons,
natural satellites (moons)
(quasi-satellite,
subsatellite (AKA moons of moons)),
Newton's cannonball,
Newton's law of universal gravitation,
orbit
closed orbit,
elliptical orbit,
hyperbolic orbit,
open orbit,
parabolic orbit),
orbital period,
orbital resonance,
orbiter,
perihelion
shift of Mercury,
planet,
planetary system,
position angle,
prograde motion,
radial velocity,
retrograde motion,
revolution,
shell theorem,
Solar System,
Sun,
synodic period,
three-body problem (AKA 3-body system),
two-body system (AKA 2-body system),
velocity,
etc.
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File: Orbit file:
orbit_keywords.html.