Unformatted text preview: What is the corresponding orbit (elliptic, circular,. ..)? What are the maximum and minimum altitude of the object? 2. Assuming the Earth is rotating uniformly about its North pole, what are the corresponding orbital elements of the unidenti²ed object? What is the corresponding orbit type? What are the maximum and minimum altitude of the UFO? Problem 3 (20 pts): Eccentric anomaly Textbook, page 71, #5 What is the condition for having repeat ground track orbits, that is orbits for which the ground track closes upon itself after N revolutions? Problem 4 (20 pts): Solar sail Textbook, page 71, # 8 1...
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- Winter '08
- Celestial mechanics, Spacecraft