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T-Shirt Order Payments

Here’s the link to a PDF showing how much is owed per person for the t-shirts. Copies have also been posted in the computer labs and Driscoll. Please give your money to Rebecca by Monday so she can mark you off as paid. Please use exact change if you can ☺

T-Shirt Payments

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Baby OD Test Cases

Self-Check 1:

Position [AU, equatorial]
[2.54076127, 0.84513781, 0.3806295]
Velocity [AU/day, equatorial]
[-0.003577, 0.00943291, 0.00429106]
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Semi-major axis (a) [AU], [km * 1000]
3.0                       448793.6121
Eccentricity (e)
0.1
Long. of Asc. Node (Omega) [deg], [rad]
4.0                   0.0698131700798
Inclination (i) [deg], [rad]
1.0                   0.0174532925199
Argument of Perihelion (omega; w) [deg], [rad]
5.0                   0.0872664625997
Mean Anomaly (M) [deg], [rad]
9.0                    0.157079632679
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Self-Check 2:

Position [AU, equatorial]
[1.57, 0.0677, 0.253]
Velocity [AU/day, equatorial]
[-0.00169, 0.00985, 0.00145]
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Semi-major axis (a) [AU], [km * 1000]
1.09662428346           164052.657764
Eccentricity (e)
0.460315249446
Long. of Asc. Node (Omega) [deg], [rad]
212.790065382           3.71388725645
Inclination (i) [deg], [rad]
16.0459534852          0.280054719938
Arg. of Peri. (omega / w) [deg], [rad]
325.338401578            5.6782262907
Mean Anomaly (M) [deg], [rad]
196.414683647            3.4280829289
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The TAs will have a third test case to test you against.