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On The Concept Of Periapsis In Hill’s Problem

By B. F. Villac and Daniel J. Scheeres

Abstract

The concept of closest approach is analyzed in Hill’s problem, resulting in a partitioning of the position space. The different behavior between the direct and retrograde motion is explained analytically, resulting in a simple estimate of the variation of Hill’s periodic and quasi-circular orbits as a function of the Jacobi constant. The local behavior of the orbits on the zero velocity surfaces and an analytical definition of local escape and capture in Hill’s problem are also given

Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers; Springer Science+Business Media
Year: 2004
DOI identifier: 10.1007/s10569-004-0405-9
OAI identifier: oai:deepblue.lib.umich.edu:2027.42/42568
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