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Re: Calculating satellite orbits in advance



In Nova's listing dialog click on "Setup" and you can change the duration -
"30" is the default.

73's

Don Woodward
KD4APP
AMSAT 33535
http://kd4app.webhop.org

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ronald Nutter" <rnutter@networkref.com>
To: "Gunther Meisse" <gmouse@neo.rr.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 19:41
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Calculating satellite orbits in advance


Thanks for your reply.  I am using Nova but had only been able to get it to
generate orbit projections for up to 30 days in advance.  Will give it
another try.

Thanks,
Ron

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gunther Meisse" <gmouse@neo.rr.com>
To: "'Ronald Nutter'" <rnutter@networkref.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 6:53 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Calculating satellite orbits in advance


> Ron,
> I would download NOVA from www.nlsa.com . You can get a trial copy...
> You can predict into the future and print off you results... Be sure to
> download the latest keps first.... If you use AO40 as the bird, the keps
> do not change radically, so you should be ok.
> 73
> Gunther Meisse
> W8GSM
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org] On
> Behalf Of Ronald Nutter
> Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 6:02 PM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Calculating satellite orbits in advance
>
>
> My ARES group is considering the use of satellites in an upcoming
> exercise. The best I have been able to do is about 30 days in advance.
> How far in advance can I reasonable hope to do a satellite pass
> projection, what kind of accuracy can I hope for and what software seems
> to be best for this type of projection ?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ron
> Ka4kyi
>
>
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