Satellite Position Calculator

Based on TLE data








Adapted from: Jens T. Satre - http://www.satellite-calculations.com/
 
 
 
Site Latitude
Degrees
deg. min sec
Site Longitude
Degrees
deg. min sec
Epoch time
Time elepsed since epoch
hh:mm:ss
TLE data and time format
Julian Day
Modified Julian Day
Days since J2000.0
Day
Month
Year
Hour
(UTC)
Minute
(UTC)
Second
(UTC)
Time of calculation
Local time (if offset from UTC)
Satellite common name
from TLE
Object Id
from TLE
International Designator
from TLE
Elset Classification
from TLE
Number of orbits at Epoch
from TLE
Number of orbits now
Earth Rev/solarday
rev/day
Earth Deg/solarday
deg/day
Earth Rev/siderealday
rev/day
Earth Deg/siderealday
deg/day
Satellite Deg/siderealday
deg/day
Satellite Rev/sidereal
rev/day
(calculated for the time selected)
Satellite Deg/solarday
deg/day
Epoch
from TLE
Inclination
deg
from TLE
Right Ascension of Ascending node
deg
from TLE
Eccentricity
from TLE
Argument of perigee
deg
from TLE
Mean anomaly, M0
deg
at reference time (from TLE)
Mean anomaly Calculated
deg
calculated for time selected
True anomaly (v)
deg
Mean Motion from TLE data
rev/day (Satellite Rev/solarday)
from TLE
Current Motion
rev/day
1st derative of the Mean Motion
rev/day^2
from TLE
Eccentric anomaly before iterations
deg
Eccentric anomaly error before iterations
deg
Eccentric anomaly after iterations
deg
Eccentric anomaly error after iterations
deg
Number of eccentric anomaly iterations
Xo orbital plane
km
Yo orbital plane
km
r orbital plane
km
Geocentric, x
km
Geocentric, y
km
Geocentric, z
km from equator
Right Ascension
deg
GMST
deg
Declination
deg (current inclination)
Satellite E/W oscillation caused by inclination
deg
Satellite E/W oscillation caused by eccentricity
deg
Current Driftrate
deg/day
Average Driftrate
deg/day
Longitude Driftrate
deg/day
Longitude after 24hours
deg
Altitude
km
from GEO now: Average from GEO:
Altitude (Geodetic)
km
Satellite period,TC
hh:mm:ss
Nominal GEO period
hh:mm:ss
Satellite velocity
km/s
Altitude at Perigee
km
Altitude at Apogee
km
Semi-Major-Axis
km
Semi-Minor-Axis
km
Satellite Longitude
deg
Satellite Geocentric Latitude
deg
Satellite Geodetic Latitude
deg
Satellite Azimuth
deg
Satellite Elevation
deg
Satellite Range
km