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Basic Information

A quasi-satellite is a body which has a close-ish orbital configuration to another body in space, and orbits it's star in the same length of time as it's companion, but which has a different orbital eccentricity and lies far outside the zone of a conventional satellite.

See Also


1. Wikipedia article: Quasi-satellite

Game and Story Use

  • A near future or science fiction campaign might involve a visit to such a quasi-satellite.
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