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synonyms for orbital

  • annual
  • intermittent
  • monthly
  • occasional
  • recurrent
  • recurring
  • regular
  • repeated
  • routine
  • seasonal
  • sporadic
  • weekly
  • yearly
  • periodical
  • alternate
  • at various times
  • centennial
  • cyclic
  • cyclical
  • daily
  • epochal
  • every once in a while
  • every so often
  • fluctuating
  • hourly
  • infrequent
  • isochronal
  • isochronous
  • on certain occasions
  • on-again-off-again
  • perennial
  • rhythmic
  • serial
  • spasmodic
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antonyms for orbital

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  • constant
  • unusual
  • continual
  • irregular
  • lasting
  • permanent
  • variable
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How to use orbital in a sentence

Astronomical observations of distant stars tell us that many have planets orbiting them, and that some are of a size and density and orbital distance such that temperatures suitable for life are theoretically possible.
EARTH HAS STAYED HABITABLE FOR BILLIONS OF YEARS. EXACTLY HOW LUCKY DID WE GET?TOBY TYRRELLJANUARY 21, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Scientists can search for exoplanets only within a limited range of orbital distances.
WE’RE THE COSMIC 1 PERCENT BUT OUR SOLAR SYSTEM ISN’T A COMPLETE WEIRDO - FACTS SO ROMANTICSEAN RAYMONDJANUARY 5, 2021NAUTILUS
Eventually, the goal for Musk is to have Starship making regular and frequent flights — for point-to-point flight on Earth, for orbital missions closer to home and for long-distance runs to the moon and Mars.
ELON MUSK SAYS SPACEX WILL ATTEMPT TO RECOVER SUPER HEAVY ROCKET BY CATCHING IT WITH LAUNCH TOWERDARRELL ETHERINGTONDECEMBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
There’s protection from micrometeorites based on a similar design for the current orbital EMUs.
CURRENT SPACESUITS WON’T CUT IT ON THE MOON. SO NASA MADE NEW ONES.NEEL PATELDECEMBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Such conjunctions recur every two decades owing to their orbital periods.
JUPITER AND SATURN ‘GREAT CONJUNCTION’ AWES WORLD. HERE’S HOW TO SEE ITRHHACKETTFORTUNEDECEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
The disk around the star PDS70 appears to be shaped by two giant baby planets, locked in an orbital resonance, and migrating around right now!
THE SIGHT OF JUPITER AND SATURN TOGETHER IS A BEAUTIFUL THING - FACTS SO ROMANTICSEAN RAYMOND & SEBASTIAAN KRIJTDECEMBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
Another team at the University of Cambridge independently discovered the galaxy around the same time, dubbing it the Sausage for its appearance in certain orbital charts.
THE NEW HISTORY OF THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 15, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The exact energy difference between different orbitals is the product of the proton's charge radius.
PHYSICS IS SOMEWHAT LESS BROKEN, BUT STILL NOT QUITE RIGHTJOHN TIMMERDECEMBER 2, 2020ARS TECHNICA
The spacecraft's lander has already separated from the main orbital module and is expected to position itself in low-lunar orbit on Monday.
CHINA LIKELY TO ATTEMPT ITS CHANG’E 5 MOON LANDING ON TUESDAYERIC BERGERNOVEMBER 30, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Combining Gaia and Kepler data, the group instead defined the habitable zone by “instellation flux”—which is a fancy way of saying how much sunlight actually hits a planet’s surface—instead of orbital distance.
THERE COULD BE 300 MILLION (OR MORE) EARTH-LIKE PLANETS IN OUR GALAXYJASON DORRIERNOVEMBER 8, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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