Accession Number:

AD0296836

Title:

PERIODIC ORBITS ABOUT AN OBLATE PLANET

Descriptive Note:

Scientific rept.

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-09

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Periodic solutions of the equations of motion of a satellite of an oblate planet are investigated, using methods developed by Poincare 1892. The treatment covers both critical and non-critical angles.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE