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Re: OT: Tracking Satellites Around Other Planetary Bodies



Iain,

NOVA lists several celestial objects including Mars.

Ed - AL7EB

At 04:57 PM 7/6/2003 +0100, Iain Young - G7III wrote:
>Hi All,
>
>I've been searching the web about this for a while, but coming up
>with so much noise, I can't find any signal, so apologies for this
>being a way off topic (Well until P5A gets going :>)
>
>There are plenty of software packages to track satellites around
>Earth, eg Predict, SatTrack, Xplanet etc.
>
>Does anyone know of any for tracking objects around other planetary
>bodies such as The Moon, or Mars that would run on Linux ? Or what
>mods would need to be done to existing earth satellite tracking
>software ?
>
>Im guessing any mods would be pretty small, but hopefully someone
>knows of a package, or exactly what changes would be needed...
>
>What about TLE's ? Do they exist for things orbiting Mars etc ?
>
>
>Best Regards
>
>Iain
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