Re: Re: Extracting Long/Lat from TLE's

From: Anthony Ayiomamitis (anthony@perseus.gr)
Date: Mon May 28 2001 - 08:29:19 PDT

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    > Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 16:30:00 -0500
    > From: "Allen Thomson" <thomsona@flash.net>
    > To: "SeeSat" <SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com>
    >
    > Bruno_Tilgner@compuserve.com said,
    >
    > [much snippage]
    >
    > > If you want to get an impression of what can be done photographing
    > > geosats with a CCD camera through a telescope, I suggest you have
    > > a look at http://www.astroinfo.ch/aida/sposetti.   I have made all the
    > calculations
    > > necessary to obtain these photos and to interpret them.
    >
    
    Bruno/Allen,
    
    > Very nice!
    
    My sentiments as well.
    
    > I was especially impressed by
    > http://aida.astroinfo.org/sposetti/fireworks.jpg.html , which probably
    > deserves to get into the orbital mechanics textbooks.
    
    I suggest you also download the last item on the page which concerns an animation of
    field rotation around the NCP. Although a rather large file, it is worth the download.
    
    Anthony.
    
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