An orbit is a term used to describe the complete rotation of the button composed by the same number of hands as players at the table. Therefore at a full table with 10 players it would last for 10 hands.
A player orbit starts at the Big Blind and ends once he reaches first to act position. An orbit cost equals the posted blinds, usually 1.5BB.
EXAMPLE “The first few orbits of the session I was really card dead but then I woke up with Aces.”