Definition of Orbital motion
1. Noun. Motion of an object in an orbit around a fixed point. "Satellites in orbital rotation"
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Literary usage of Orbital motion
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1. A Short History of Science by William Thompson Sedgwick, Harry Walter Tyler (1917)
"orbital motion OF THE EARTH. ARISTARCHUS. — Before dealing with Hipparchus and Hero, however, we have to consider the highly interesting and significant ..."
2. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1891)
"... for instance, will come under the same head, if we suppose the variations in their velocity in the line of sight to be due to orbital motion. ..."
3. Manual of Astronomy: A Text-book by Charles Augustus Young (1902)
"CHAPTER VI THE orbital motion OF THE EARTH The Apparent Motion of the Sun, anil the orbital motion of the Earth — Precession and Nutation — Aberration — The ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Again, ule kinetic energy of orbital motion is Tho kinetic energy of the planet's rotation is i(7n'. The potential energy of the system ..."