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Orbit

noun

1) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as, the orbit of Jupiter, of the earth, of the moon.

2) An orb or ball.

3) The cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye and its appendages are situated.

4) The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird.

Example Sentences for

Orbit

1) They Orbit each other with a period of 15.4 hours , which roughly indicates that the binary is very close -- the separation being of the order of 10 -- 20 km , if typical asteroid albedo and density values are assumed
2) They are assigned to a body once its Orbit is secured , and are unrelated to provisional designations , which are automatically assigned when an object is discovered
3) After the shuttle is in Orbit the boosters and tanks are dropped and fall back to earth
4) It carries different payloads to low Earth Orbit , provides crew rotation for the International Space Station -LRB- ISS -RRB- , and performs servicing missions
5) It is the farthest member of the Ananke group , retrograde non-spherical moons which Orbit Jupiter between 19,300,000 and 22,700,000 km , at inclinations of about 150
6) It is in a sun-synchronous low-earth Orbit
7) Since the planet rotated rather slowly-once every ten and one-half days-a stationary Orbit for the ship had to be 150,000 klicks out.
8) Unfortunately , other than its Orbit , radius of 36 km and geometric albedo of 0.08 almost nothing is known about it
9) Along with the other Jupter trojans in the Greek Camp , it Orbits in the same Orbit as Jupiter , about 60 degrees ahead of the planet
10) In 1996 , 70 Virginis was found to have an extrasolar planet in Orbit around it
11) Quick-scat operates in a Sun-synchronous Orbit -LRB- low-earth Orbit -RRB-
12) We left the Masaryk Ii in Orbit (it was capable of landing, but that would restrict its visibility and getaway time) and shuttled building materials down to the surface with the six fighters.
13) NASA spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker entered Orbit around Eros in 2000 , and came to rest on its surface in 2001
14) The large majority of known asteroids Orbit in the main asteroid belt between the Orbits of Mars and Jupiter , however many different Orbital families exist with significant populations including Jupiter trojans and Near-Earth asteroids
15) Its Orbit has very small eccentricity -LRB- ~ 0.0002 -RRB- and inclination -LRB- ~ 0.06 -RRB- relative to the equator of Jupiter
16) Its Orbit , however , is quite unusual
17) The Orbit has very small eccentricity ~ 0.0015 and inclination ~ 0.03 relative to the equator of Jupiter
18) Its Orbit is too far from Vesta for it to actually be a member of the Vesta family It is not clear how it came at an Orbit so far from Vesta , but other examples of V-type asteroids fairly far from their parent body are known
19) The plane of the ecliptic is defined by the Earths Orbit around the Sun
20) In the meantime , the Soviet dog Laika became the first animal in Orbit on November 3 , 1957
21) It is a Mars-crosser asteroid and was the first asteroid that was known to come within the Orbit of Mars
22) Some astronomers have argued that Thules present Orbit is the natural result of the force of Jupiter on a body Orbiting at exactly the distance from the Sun Thule does , in the same way -LRB- though with the reverse effect -RRB- as the Kirkwood gaps in the more closer parts of the asteroid belt
23) We left the Masaryk Ii in Orbit (it was capable of landing, but that would restrict its visibility and getaway time) and shuttled building materials down to the surface with the six fighters.
24) Helike belongs to the Ananke group , retrograde irregular moons which Orbit Jupiter between 19.3 and 22.7 Gm , at inclinations of roughly 150
25) It took the enemy five days to get back to the planet and be comfortably ensconced in a stationary Orbit on the other side.
26) It is the outermost member of the Ananke group , retrograde irregular moons which Orbit Jupiter between 19.3 and 22.7 Gm , at inclinations of roughly 150
27) It took the enemy five days to get back to the planet and be comfortably ensconced in a stationary Orbit on the other side.
28) It follows a highly inclined and highly eccentric Orbit illustrated on the diagram in relation to other irregular satellites of Neptune
29) Other than its Orbit , radius of 21 km and geometric albedo of 0.08 virtually nothing is known about it
30) If the Orbit is elliptical , the shape of the curve will depend on the eccentricity of the ellipse and the orientation of the major axis with reference to the line of sight