Orbitology Calculator

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Calculator / Last modified by MichaelBartmess on 2016/10/12 04:27
Celestial Parameters
ECEF X ECEF Y ECEF Z
ECEF Az ECEF El
Nodal Vector Sat Distance
`epsilon` [a] `epsilon` [V,r]
Semi-Major [`mu`,`epsilon`] Semi-Major [`r_a`,`r_p`]
Eccentricty [`r_a`,a] Eccentricty [`r_p`,a]
`vece` Eccentricty `||vece||`
Eccentricty [E,L,m,`alpha`] Inclination, `i`
Arg Perigee, `omega` RAAN, `Omega`
`r_"perigee"` `r_"apogee"`
Period [a, `R_E`] True Anomaly, `nu`[E]
Period [a, `mu`] Period [a]
Force of Gravity Maintenance `Delta` V
Specific Mech Energy (1) Specific Mech Energy (2)
Period - Direct Orbit
`V_"esc"` using `mu` `V_"sat"` using `mu`
`V_"esc"` using `R_E` `V_"sat"` using `R_E`
`V_"esc"` using r only `V_"sat"` using r only
Orbit Period
Earth - mean spherical radius (km)
Earth - mean spherical radius (NM)
Earth - mean spherical radius (Miles)
WGS-84| r - Earth equator (m)
WGS-84| r - Earth polar
WGS-84 Earth flattening
Mass of Earth (units: kg)
G ( `m^3`/`kg * s^2`) `mu` ( `m^3`/`sec^2`)
g (US) g (SI)

This calculator contains equations for computing various constants and characteristics of a satellite's orbit.  Most of these formula are based on a standard Keplarian elliptical orbit.

 

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