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10- 6 , (1. 10- 6 , •.. , } that even the large:ot of these coefficients, h, gives a correction of the order of a tenth of 1%, while the remaining coefficients are several orders smaller. The coefficient h characterizes the most essential deviation of the gravitational field of the real Earth from that of an ideally spherical "Earth," deviation caused by the notable oblateness of the Earth in the polar direction. Now let us examine the effect of the main perturbation on the motion of a satellite in the Earth's gravitational field using the information on asymptotic methods given above.

It is assumed that the explicit rules of dependence of S, T, Won the osculating elements and time are known. It often turns out that S, T, and W depend on time not explicitly, but through the true anomaly v and the argument of latitude u, which appear in S, T, and Wexplicitly. 8) does not hold for the perturbed motion. r;-;;; ~p l sinv + - [cosv -- S - ~ e e r) ( 1+ - p T] . 3) in coordinates. 6. The components of the perturbing acceleration - more symmetric and compact. 1) in osculating elements.

Inserted by the present author, V. ). If the reader (with pencil and paper in his hands) cannot figure out by himself why this paradox arises, he is well advised to read about it in Balk's book (see also our 8th essay). A number of effects in the dynamics of artificial satellites, especially aerodynamic effects, are discussed in the survey paper by L. I. 19J. 17]), proved to be a rewarding arena for studying the dynamical effects of the problem as well as for the application of new methods of analysis.

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