# Orbit Period [a, R_E]

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This equation computes the period of a satellite's orbit around the Earth based on the inputs of the semi-major axis, a,  and the Earth's radius, R_E. As there are multiple models of the Earth's radius, for this computation we use the mean spherical model radius.

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