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Is it necessary for the plane of the orbit of a satellite to pass through the Centre of the earth?

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In order to enable evolution of an object around a massive body, the body needs to be present at one of the foci of the elliptical orbits. This is a direct conclusion of Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Hence, the plane should also pass through the center of the body, in this case, Earth.


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