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Re: Osculating element sets and secular effects



on 2/21/03 4:01 PM, Joseph B. Fitzgerald at jfitzgerald@alum.WPI.EDU wrote:

> I have seen the terms "osculating elements" and "secular effects"
> mentioned in orbital mechanics texts, but can't for the life of me figure
> out how kissing can possibly have anything to do with satellite tracking.
> And if there are secular effects, are there also religious effects?

I guess a secular effect is one that makes you miss Church to play on
satellites....

:-)

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Jon Ogden
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