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If the Earth didn't spin (or spins very very slowly), you certainly have found the answer: i=90°, i.e. a perfect polar orbit. Since the Earth spins, the ground-track of a polar orbit can't follow the (moving) longitude. Imagine the ground-track crosses the Equator at the Greenwich meridian at a certain time t0. When the satellite reaches the latitude of ...


The only satellites that move on latitude lines are above the equator, ie at 0 latitude. And no satellites move on longitude lines. It just isn't possible. The vast majority of satellites have roughly sinusoidal orbital tracks on the surface of the Earth. Even polar orbiting satellites do not have a track that follows a line of longitude. The closest to what ...

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