Orbital Mechanics II

discussion summary practice problems

Orbital Mechanics II


closed orbits

circular orbits, virial theorem, energy

elliptical orbits, apogee-perigee, aphelion-perihelion, energy and angular momentum

open orbits

parabolic-hyperbolic orbits, energy

unusual orbits

slingshot effect, translunar insertion, co-orbital moons

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