[1107.2872] Optimizing the Earth-LISA "rendez-vous"

Authors: Fabrizio De Marchi, Giuseppe Pucacco, Massimo Bassan

Date: 14 Jul 2011

Abstract: We present a general survey of heliocentric LISA orbits, hoping it might help in the exercise of rescoping the mission. We try to semi-analytically optimize the orbital parameters in order to minimize the disturbances coming from the Earth-LISA interaction. In a set of numerical simulations we include nonautonomous perturbations and provide an estimate of Doppler shift and breathing as a function of the trailing angle.

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Jul 15, 2011

1107.2872 (/preprints)
2011-07-15, 06:48 [edit]


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