Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Comparison between Two Methods to Calculate the Transition Matrix of Orbit Motion

Table 2

Keplerian parameters of the test orbits.

ParameterTopex/PoseidonMolniya

Semiaxis major7714423.46 m26563000.0 m
Eccentricity 0.75
Inclination66°.03963°.435
Longitude of node236°.720°.0
Argument of perigee102°.83270°.0
Mean anomaly153°.540°.0

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