[amsat-bb] Re: Online satellite data ?

B J top_gun_canada at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 26 13:47:46 PDT 2011

--- On Sat, 3/26/11, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at tech-software.net> wrote:

> From: Andrew Rich <vk4tec at tech-software.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  Online satellite data ?
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Received: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 10:58 AM
> Is there somewhere online I can query
> the position of a satellite in real time using code ?
> It would return the lat and lon 
> Apart from running predict locally ;-)

The website:


tracks satellites in real time and displays data such as latitude and longitude.

There's a link on the main page to a listing of amateur birds but the names that are given are the official ones.  For example, AO-51 is given as AMSAT Echo.  I've found this site to be quite useful.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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