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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In Definition 3.1, 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.
To each filling S of [mu], define a polynomial [phi]s [member of] Q[X, Y] so that the evaluation matrix ([phi]s([p.sub.T])) of polynomials on orbit points is nonsingular and the corresponding degree polynomial [F.sub.[mu]](q, t) is symmetric in the sense of equation (4).
For days, with the help of the latest special intelligence-gathering techniques, we studied the routes, orbit points, formations, and tactics of the enemy.
Each year, Iran registers five orbit points which will be left to use by other countries if not used by Iran in the time limit, Barari said on July 15.
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.
Being "Heathered" as Chris Terrill, the fiance she jilted after McCartney came into her orbit pointed out recently, is no laughing matter.
For certain equations, even slight changes in the starting point lead to radically different sequences of orbit points. At the same time, it becomes virtually impossible to predict several steps ahead of time precisely where a particular trajectory will go.
Earlier this month, Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Barari announced that his country registered 5 orbit points at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Earlier this month, Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Barari announced that his country registers 5 orbit points at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
He added that orbit points are the points registered by different countries in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to send radio and television signals.