inertial orbit

inertial orbit

[in′ər·shəl ′ȯr·bət]
(astronomy)
The path described by an object that is subject only to gravitational forces, such as a celestial body or a spacecraft that is not under any type of propulsive power.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Its TLE data can serve as the prior information of debris' inertial orbit parameter, and its uncertainty is at about kilometer level [39].
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