- 1.1 [Aerosp] [Astron] órbita (f) to make an orbit of the moon describir* una órbita alrededor de la luna to put a satellite into orbit poner* un satélite en órbitaMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (sphere of influence) órbita (f), esfera (f) de influencia
- He therefore accepted Kepler's theory of elliptical orbits for the planets and tested Kepler's laws by direct observation.
- Similarly, Kepler's discovery of the elliptical orbit of the planets did not sit well with the religious establishment.
- Most planets still had regular orbits, and cycles of days, months, and years.
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- At these higher orbits it can take many hours to complete a single orbit.
- The craft itself remained in orbit for nearly six months, and completed 1400 orbits of the Earth.
- This means that after eight of our orbits Venus has circuited the Sun 13 times, and returns to more or less the same position relative to us.
- It should not be concluded from this that Norman and Plantagenet kings were reluctant to see the orbit of their influence enlarged.
- It places any criticism of government policy in the orbit of illegal activity.
- What the high court has done, however, is to at least bring the torturers within the orbit of the law, subject to some form of accountability and judicial restraint.
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.