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Re: Great Circle, Sphere, and satellites

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  • Subject: [mg22540] Re: Great Circle, Sphere, and satellites
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 03:24:26 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8a5342$>
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what do you mena with "same time" ? somthing like

    Graphics3D[Sphere[], DisplayFunction -> Identity],
    ParametricPlot3D[{2Cos[phi], 2Sin[phi], 0}, {phi, 0, 2Pi}, 
    DisplayFunction -> Identity], DisplayFunction -> $DisplayFunction]


"Ed Pegg Jr." wrote:
> Is it possible to draw a Great Circle and a sphere at the same time with
> Mathematica?  I'd like to solve a problem in orbital mechanics, but I'm
> having trouble getting started.
> --Ed Pegg Jr,

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