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Categories: Celestial mechanics, Gravitation, Wikipedia pending changes protected pages, Astrodynamics, Articles with short description
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orbit  celestial orbit  planetary orbit  open orbit  orbit raising
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The (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another WordNet 3.0
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The (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In celestial mechanics, an orbit is the curved trajectory of an object such as the trajectory of a planet around a star, or of a natural satellite around a planet, or of an artificial satellite around an object or position in space such as a planet, moon, asteroid, or Lagrange point. Wikipedia
Gravitationally curved path of an object around a point in outer space; circular or elliptical path of one object around another object Wikidata
A circular or elliptical path of one object around another object. OmegaWiki
The path, usually elliptical, described by one celestial body in its revolution about another. OmegaWiki
The path in space followed by a planet. OmegaWiki
A circular or elliptical path of one object around another object, particularly in astronomy and space travel. Wiktionary
Path of one object around another. Wiktionary (translation)
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He plotted the orbit of the moon WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The Moon's orbit around the Earth takes nearly one month to complete. Wiktionary