[amsat-bb] Re: manual keplerian calculations

cathrynham cathrynm at junglevision.com
Mon Oct 13 10:14:19 PDT 2008

Simon (HB9DRV) wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jeff Wandling W7BRS" <jw at w7brs.com>
>> ps. Again, reply directly -- this sort of question can make enough spam on
>> the DL to last you through Festivus.
> A very good starting point is Dr Kelso's work on http://celestrak.com/
> And there's plenty (!) of C++ code out there which implements the 
> algorithms, so (worst case) you could figure things from the code.

Bit of a digression, but you know what we need, one of these days,
is an open source code library for satellite tracking -- ideally
cross-platform for both *nix/Windows.  This is something that
would get use outside of the amateur community.

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