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## Orbital Mechanics II

## Discussion

### 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