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I am not sure of how to match my own orbit's inclination with the orbit that is shown on the map by a contract. I had to send a satellite into a specific orbit which was shown on the map. I had no problems with the apoapsis and periapsis (except for matching the exact spot for the ap and pe, I just eyeballed it, would appreciate a hint here as well) but when it came to matching up the inclination I was really struggling. The contract said the desired orbit had an inclination of 170 or so degrees but relative to what? I also had the argument of the periapsis and longitude of ascending
Setting up Orbits with a defined argument of periapsis by doing a rendezvous with a ghost. The idea: the contracts for setting up specific orbits always say: "argument of periapsis: undefined" and i don't like that. Sometimes (especially when setting up a relay-network) you don't just want your satelite to be somwhere on a specific orbit, you want it to be at a specific time in a specific place on that orbit, eg. to fill the gap in a perfect triangle. To do this, it would be helpful to use "ghost-crafts", which can be rendevoused with but only exist in the imagination of the tra