Semi-Major Axis using `mu`

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This equation computes the semi-major axis, `a,` from input specific mechanical energy, `epsilon`, and the Earth Gravitational Constant, `mu`.

SemiMajorAxisusingmu-illustration.png

Notes

The semi-major axis, `a`, is the distance between the ellipse center and the the apogee point.