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Kelso. (2005). Using EOP and Solar Weather Data for Real-time Operations. 3 presented at the US/Russian Space Surveillance Workshop, August 22–26, 2005. St Petersburg, Russia. 18. Vetter, Jerome R. (1994). The Evolution of Earth Gravity Models used in Astrodynamics. APL Technical Digest, John Hopkins. 15(4), pp. 319–335. 19. Vetter, Jerome R. (2001). Private communication. 4 Conclusions: how we benefit from the gauge freedom Appendix 1. Mathematical formalities: Orbital dynamics in the normal form of Cauchy Appendix 2.

Force model comparisons: This figure shows the positional difference over time (four days) when using various force models on the same initial state for a geosynchronous satellite. Each comparison is made with respect to a two-body ephemeris except for the gravity runs which compare to the nearest gravity case. Thus, “12 × 12” is a comparison of a 12 × 12 WGS84/EGM96 gravity field to a WGS84/EGM96 2 × 10 gravity field ephemeris, etc. EGM-96 gravity field. Thus, for example, the “vs Drag JRob” case indicates a comparison of 12 × 12 EGM-96 gravity and a 12 × 12 EGM-96 gravity with Jacchia–Roberts drag.

33). 31) simplifies the planetary equations. (See Eqs. 4. The geometrical meaning of the convective term becomes evident if we recall that a perturbed orbit is assembled of points, each of which is donated by one representative of a sequence of conics, as on Fig. 2 and Fig. 3 where the “walk” over the instantaneous conics may be undertaken either in a non-osculating manner or in the osculating manner. The physical velocity r˙ is always tangent to the perturbed orbit, while the unperturbed Keplerian velocity g ≡ f / t is tangent to the instantaneous conic.

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