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Earth, Moon, and Planets

, Volume 62, Issue 2, pp 161–177 | Cite as

Oblateneess and drag effects on the motion of satellites in the set of Eulerian redundant parameters

  • Mervant El-Sayed Awad
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Abstract

In this paper, the perturbed motion of the artificial satellites under the effects of the earth's oblateness and atmospheric drag will be established. These equations will be expressed in terms of the Eulerian redundant parameters. Applications of the method for the perturbed motion are illustrated by numerical examples for some test cases of the orbits.

Keywords

Artificial Satellite Drag Effect Atmospheric Drag Redundant Parameter 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mervant El-Sayed Awad
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AstronomyCairo UniversityGizaEgypt

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