In most of the examples, the orbits have been plotted for an integer number of latitudinal oscillations until they return to near the starting point. Again, clicking on each figure gives a three-dimensional wire-frame model of the orbit.
a = M | a = 0.5M | |
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Phi = -6.9M | ||
Phi = -6M | ||
Phi = -5M | ||
Phi = -4M | ||
Phi = -3M | ||
Phi = -2M | ||
Phi = -M | ||
Phi = 0 | ||
Phi = M | ||
Phi = 1.9M (for a = M) Phi = 2M (for a = 0.5M) |
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Phi = 3M | ||
Phi = 4M |