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Solar pseudkeps - NASA 2-line format




>
>The keps for the Sun,  in Amsat format, are as follows:
>
>Sun 1995:
>
>Epoch time: 80.092361111    year 1995
>Inclination: 23.44 deg.
>RAAN: 0
>Arg. of perigee: 282.87 deg.
>MA: 75.2803
>MM: 0.0027379093
>
>What I need is to convert this information into the Nasa 2 line format.
>
>Any ideas, anyone..??
>
>regards,
>
>Roy VE7BPB
>Vancouver
Roy,

You can do it by hand.
Below is the definition file that's at the beginning of all of the NASA 
keps supplied by Amsat.
I've done the conversion for you and added the proper checksum 
digit.  These should work fine.


DECODE 2-LINE ELSETS WITH THE FOLLOWING KEY:
1 AAAAAU 00  0  0 BBBBB.BBBBBBBB  .CCCCCCCC  00000-0  00000-0 0  DDDZ
2 AAAAA EEE.EEEE FFF.FFFF GGGGGGG HHH.HHHH III.IIII JJ.JJJJJJJJKKKKKZ
KEY: A-CATALOGNUM B-EPOCHTIME C-DECAY D-ELSETNUM E-INCLINATION F-RAAN
G-ECCENTRICITY H-ARGPERIGEE I-MNANOM J-MNMOTION K-ORBITNUM Z-CHECKSUM


SUN
1 00001U 00  0  0 95080.09236111  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0  0017
2 00001 023.4400 000.0000 0000000 282.8700 075.2803 00.00273790930019




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