inclined orbit


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inclined orbit

[in′klīnd ′ȯr·bət]
(aerospace engineering)
A satellite orbit which is inclined with respect to the earth's equator.
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With regards to operational and utilised transponders, the number of operational transponders as of 30 June 2019 stood at 1,387 down by 40 units year-on-year, principally reflecting the disposal of Eutelsat 25B and the end of life in stable orbit of Eutelsat 12 West B (satellites in inclined orbit are not included in the transponder count).
In order to increase the number of imaging opportunities, the satellite is placed in an inclined orbit. As, RISAT-2B is a Radar Imaging satellite; it can be operated effectively during day / night / all weather conditions.
The systems have their own fibre based, multi-functional command and control systems in addition to rotation and elevation systems, tailored for tracking Inclined Orbit, LEO, MEO satellites as well as being suitable for UAV tracking.
In particular, the researchers found that 2015 BP519 travels about 450 times the distance between the sun and Earth, and has a highly inclined orbit, travelling almost perpendicular to the rest of the planets.
The uniqueness of Telesat's patent-pending dual-layer orbit is that polar orbit LEOs, crossing under the inclined orbit LEOs, increase the reliability and robustness of the network while reducing the number of satellites needed to achieve seamless global connectivity.
Along with the lack of a circular orbit, a highly inclined orbit of the exoplanet was predicted by calculations, and both those aspects were confirmed by measurements.
A massive planet on a large, elongated, highly inclined orbit could cause most of this tilt, pulling on the planets and making everything wobble like a big top over billions of years.
It has been operating in an inclined orbit for more than three years.
Scientists from Caltech report that this longstanding puzzle could be answered by the gravitational pull of a distant planet, with a mass five to 20 times that of Earth, in an eccentric and inclined orbit. Not only can today's solar system be explained by such a planet, they say, but it is hard to see any other way it can be.
It has an eccentric and highly inclined orbit that takes it from 30 to 49 AU (4.4--7.4 billion km) from the Sun.
In Section 2, we derive the expression of the TOA produced by a hypothetical exomoon which orbits a pulsar planet in an inclined orbit. In Section 3, we make some considerations in order to understand under which conditions it is possible to detect signals produced by exomoons.
By using Newtec's FlexACM technology with inclined orbit satellites, Nynex is able to deliver robust connectivity at a significantly lower cost with unparalleled availability.