prediction program

Darwin Teague (darwin@indy.net)
Tue, 23 Jul 1996 10:19:05 -0500

I am using a program which I really enjoy and find useful - but it has a
minor bug in it.

The program is called  Mr. Orbit, which I believe is a commercial program
several  years ago. The version I use is 3.00. It is entirely  text based,
allows one to predict all  passes, only passes  visible in morning and
evening, or only   passes visible in the evening.

It also has an option of a detailed report  of a single pass ...   every  10
seconds, I think.

It gives the closest approach -azimuth, altitude, direction going, distance.
It  has a field for magnitude, but it always read 9.9.

You can send the output to the screen, printer or a file.

Another option, is to see exactly where a satellite is at any time. This
includes the latitude and longitude and a lot of other information.

The bug is that when you get predictions for several days, the list repeats
Wednesday and Friday (it goes Mo Tu We We Fr Fr  Su). Thje day of the month
is correct, though.

Has anyone else heard of this program? Any later versions? I have a po box
address in Florida, but not the author's name.
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