Difference between revisions of "Inclination"

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'''Inclination''' is an [[orbital parameter]] describing the shape and orientation of an [[orbit]]. It is the angle between the [[orbital plane]] and a reference plane (which is usually the [[equatorial plane]] of the [[primary]], or the [[ecliptic]]).
 
'''Inclination''' is an [[orbital parameter]] describing the shape and orientation of an [[orbit]]. It is the angle between the [[orbital plane]] and a reference plane (which is usually the [[equatorial plane]] of the [[primary]], or the [[ecliptic]]).
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Revision as of 15:34, 3 August 2005

Inclination is an orbital parameter describing the shape and orientation of an orbit. It is the angle between the orbital plane and a reference plane (which is usually the equatorial plane of the primary, or the ecliptic).