# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Hunter's Moon"

Hyperbolic Orbit [Astro*Index]

An orbital path which is hyperbolic; i.e., the eccentricity is greater than 1.0. Unless modified by the perturbations of other bodies, such orbits will carry an object our of our Solar System.

See also:
♦ Conic Section ♦ Orbit


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