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An [[orbital node]] is one of the two points where an [[inclination|inclined]] [[orbit]] crosses a [[plane of reference]].
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The '''descending node''' is the [[Orbital node|orbital node]] where the object moves '''from the northern hemisphere to the southern'''.
  
The [[descending node]] is where the object moves '''from the northern hemisphere to the southern'''.
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The symbol of the '''descending node''' is �?'.
  
The symbol of the [[descending node]] is �?'.
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==See also==
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[[Ascending node]], [[Align orbital plane MFD]]
  
see also: [[ascending node]], [[align orbital plane MFD]]
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[[Category:Celestial mechanics]]
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[[Category:Glossary]]
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Revision as of 15:03, 4 March 2006

The descending node is the orbital node where the object moves from the northern hemisphere to the southern.

The symbol of the descending node is �?'.

See also

Ascending node, Align orbital plane MFD

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