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Re: Satellite tracking Theory



Luis Martins <ljm@teleweb.pt> wrote:

>(snip...)
>What I need to know is how to interpret those elements
>and understand how to calculate the satellite position
>at a certain time. If anyone can point me to a source
>of information on that I would be most greateful...

Folks have developed several orbital models, and you can
download a useful writeup (Project Spacetrack Report Number 3)
that tells all about them from
<http://www.celestrak.com/NORAD/documentation/>

Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
Grid: CN89mg               pied a terre..."
                                   - Hospital/Shafte

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