Accession Number:

AD0642288

Title:

A THEOREM ON FORMAL STABILITY IN THE SATELLITE ORBIT PROBLEM,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE TEST STATION CHINA LAKE CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

For the case of commensurable periods the possibility of doubly periodic expansions with secular arguments is an open question in classical celestial mechanics. It is proved that such expansions are possible for drag-free satellite motion around an oblate curve. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Celestial Mechanics
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE