Accession Number:

AD0647252

Title:

THE PERTURBATIONS OF SATELLITE ORBITS BY THE GRAVITATIONAL EFFECTS OF AN EXTERNAL BODY.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS LAB DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

An outline is given of the method used in the determination of Luni-solar perturbations on an artificial satellite of an oblate Earth without atmosphere. The first order theory was completed and a scheme for the evaluation of a second order theory is presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE