orbit point


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orbit point

[′ȯr·bət ‚pȯint]
(aerospace engineering)
A geographically defined reference point over land or water, used in stationing airborne aircraft.

orbit point

A geographically or electronically defined location used in stationing aircraft in flight during tactical operations when a predetermined pattern is not established. It is the point where formation members propose to carry out rendezvous.
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1, when the largest entry of a tableau is removed and the remaining shape is straightened, the orbit point of the resulting tableau is defined using the original labelling of the rows and columns.
T])) of polynomials on orbit points is nonsingular and the corresponding degree polynomial [F.
For days, with the help of the latest special intelligence-gathering techniques, we studied the routes, orbit points, formations, and tactics of the enemy.
To determine the absolute time to start an NMS or UVS observation, the times when the spacecraft would cross these six orbit points in the relevant orbit had to be predicted.
One way to do so is to compute a minimum energy path from the arrival point to the orbit by the Dijkstra algorithm with all orbit points forming a destination region.
For certain equations, even slight changes in the starting point lead to radically different sequences of orbit points.