Hyperbolic orbit and its variation of deep-space probe

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Abstract

While approaching the target body, the deep-space probe is orbiting hyperbolically before the maneuver. We discuss the variation of perturbed hyperbolic orbit using the method similar to that used in elliptic orbit. Ephemeris calculating and orbit control will benefit from the given analytical solution.

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deep-space probe hyperbolic orbit perturbation motion 

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© Science in China Press 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AstronomyNajing UniversityNanjingChina

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