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Re: Two Line Orbital Elements (TLE) for the Moon



At 23:58 12/07/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>I've been looking for a source for current two line orbital elements (TLE)
>for the Moon.  Most satellite tracking software could use this information
>to provide hams prediction and pointing data for Earth-Moon-Earth (EME)
>contacts.  The only software that I've found uses the Lrown Lunar Theory or
>other algorithms.  Being able to import a TLE into software like PREDICT or
>SCRAP would allow one to provide steering to an antenna rotor control.
>
>It would be interesting to compare TLE propagation data to Lrown Lunar
>predictions.
>
>73,
>Bill Bytheway
>aa6ed@arrl.net
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I use LOGSAT Pro for tracking, they provide Keps for the moon on their Keps 
page, try


http://www.logsat.com/keps.asp

Always found them to be adequately accurate for my purposes

G4DMF
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