Cover: A Set of Two-Body Orbital Parameters Useful for Nearly Circular Orbits and Some Related Equations.

A Set of Two-Body Orbital Parameters Useful for Nearly Circular Orbits and Some Related Equations.

Published 1962

by F. T. Smith

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A collection of computational techniques associated with a set of two-body orbital parameters useful for nearly circular orbits and for orbits whose inclination to the reference plane is small. These equations are useful for the computation of ephemerides, orbital parameters from rectangular components of position and velocity at a specified epoch, differential correction processes, perturbation computations, and orbit transfer computations

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