circular velocity

circular velocity

[′sər·kyə·lər və′läs·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
At any specific distance from the primary, the orbital velocity required to maintain a constant-radius orbit.
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The circular velocity estimates are based on Naab's simulation [9].