Third Ulysses Solar Orbit
Date: 29 November 2006
Depicts: Orbit diagram
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: 1 September 2019