true anomaly

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The angle between the periapsis of an elliptical orbit and the body's position in orbit, as seen from the body being orbited. The angle is measured in the direction of orbital motion.

true anomaly: The true anomaly of a planet's position is the angle between the perihelion (A), Sun (S), and planet (P).

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