Re: Inclination of the satellite to ecliptic plane

From: Rainer Kresken via Seesat-l <>
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2015 23:16:16 +0100

On 28.12.2015 20:46, Vladislav Gooba via Seesat-l wrote:

> I need to calculate inclination of the satellite's orbit to ecliptic plane instead of equator.
> How can I do this? I tried to do this by spherical triangle, but it seems that I've done
> something wrong because I got an angle that does not match to reality by about 40 degrees.

I suggest you calculate the normal vectors to both the ecliptc and the orbital 
plane and calculate the angle between these normal vectors. This should be 


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