solar orbit

solar orbit

[′sō·lər ′ȯr·bət]
(astronomy)
An orbit of a planet or other celestial body or satellite about the sun.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Using the simulations, Sigur[eth]sson and his team found that most of the ejected rocks would be eventually reabsorbed, especially if they share Earth's solar orbit. However, some ejected material could make their way to other planets due to their gravitational pull.
1,300C 12 temperature the front heat shield is built to withstand weeks to travel the 90 million miles from Earth to reach solar orbit 7 Number of years the probe will take to do 24 orbits of the sun
SpaceX's recent launch of its CEO's inert Tesla Roadster car into solar orbit aboard the new Falcon Heavy rocket (S&T: May 2018, p.
The car will enter an elliptical solar orbit, its furthest point from the Sun around the distance of Mars.
SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk owns the rocketing Tesla Roadster, which is aiming for a solar orbit reaching Mars
The Tesla Roadster is supposed to be sent into a virtually indefinite solar orbit, on a path taking it as far from Earth as Mars.
The sleek Tesla Roadster is supposed to be sent into a virtually indefinite solar orbit, on a path taking it as far from Earth as Mars.
Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on ascent." (That is, a solar orbit like that of Mars, not an orbit around Mars.
According to the Copernican model, we observe stars from different distances and different angles in keeping with Earth's enormous annual solar orbit. Yet we observe no semiannual differences in stellar magnitude and no stellar parallax.
Displaced solar orbit is a kind of non-Keplerian orbits, which is lifted above the ecliptic plane by applying a continuous thrust to counterbalance the gravity.
Once the sample return capsule deploys, the spacecraft will be placed into a long-term solar orbit around the sun, along with the microchip and every name on it.