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*Subject*: [amsat-bb] Re: manual keplerian calculations*From*: Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ <gordonjcp@xxxxxxxx>*Date*: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 19:04:13 +0100

cathrynham wrote: > Simon (HB9DRV) wrote: >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Jeff Wandling W7BRS" <jw@w7brs.com> >> >>> ps. Again, reply directly -- this sort of question can make enough spam on >>> the DL to last you through Festivus. >>> >>> >> A very good starting point is Dr Kelso's work on http://celestrak.com/ >> >> And there's plenty (!) of C++ code out there which implements the >> algorithms, so (worst case) you could figure things from the code. >> > > Bit of a digression, but you know what we need, one of these days, > is an open source code library for satellite tracking -- ideally > cross-platform for both *nix/Windows. This is something that > would get use outside of the amateur community. > What does gpredict use? It seems to work, so it would be a good start. I wish I knew more about how to calculate the predictions... Gordon _______________________________________________ Sent via AMSAT-BB@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author. Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program! Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb

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