heliocentric orbit

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The orbit of a spacecraft or space body around the Sun. A spacecraft travelling to a planet is in an orbit around the Sun. Its trajectory can be determined by converting the known motions of the Earth and the spacecraft into a heliocentric orbit measurement.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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