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Third Ulysses Solar Orbit

Date: 30 November 2006
Satellite: Ulysses
Depicts: Orbit diagram
Copyright: ESA

Plot of Ulysses's third solar orbit, with the orbit of the Earth and Jupiter also indicated. The regions over the Sun's poles (above 70° heliographic latitude) covered in the third set of polar passes are marked in yellow.

The Ulysses orbit is viewed here from a perspective of 15° above the ecliptic plane, with the Earth and Jupiter orbits also indicated.

The position of Ulysses on 7 February 2007 is given, at which time the spacecraft is at its heighest southern heliosperic latitude during the third south polar pass.

Last Update: 14 January 2008

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