Currently Im studying about mechanics of satellite orbits, however I cannot seem to understand in the regression of nodes, why the line of nodes would rotate in a direction contrary to that of the actual satellite orbit (irrespective if it is prograde or retrograde orbit) ?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Ive tried drawing diagrams of the earth and retrograde and prograde orbits surrounding them, however I still cannot grasp the concept ?

Is there anything Im not taking into consideration ?

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# Q on Satellite Orbits + Regression of Nodes

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