hw05_FA05 - km 3/s 2 2(10 pts For the same orbit as in Prob...

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R.G. Melton AERSP 309 HW #5 Fall 2005 (Due Friday Oct. 7 at beginning of class) 1. (10 pts) At time t = 0, a satellite on an Earth orbit with a = 46800 km and e = 0.85 is presently located at θ = 52 deg. How much time has elapsed since the satellite passed through periapsis? ( µ = 3.986 × 10 5
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Unformatted text preview: km 3 /s 2 ) 2. (10 pts) For the same orbit as in Prob. 1, calculate the time at which the satellite will reach = 297 deg. 3. (10 pts) For the same orbit as in Prob. 1, calculate the true anomaly at t = 55000 s. Be sure to state the method used in solving Kepler’s equation....
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