MAE 161A 2009 - Lecture 12

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Slide 1 © Wirz MAE 161A Lecture 12 News HW 5 available Thursday Office Hours this week, Friday 13 th , 11-1 Today Satellite Ground Tracks and related topics Reading BMW: 2.8.4, 2.13, 2.14, 2.15, 3.2 Chobotov: 4.6 4.14, 15.1
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Slide 2 © Wirz MAE 161A Today’s Lecture Satellite Ground Tracks Coordinate Systems for Tracking Satellites ADBARV/LDBARV Solar/Sidereal (Review) Altitude Spherical Trigonometry Ground Tracks Right ascension ( ) Declination ( ) plots Geographic latitude ( ) and and longitude ( ) Use Mercator Projection
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Slide 3 © Wirz MAE 161A Satellite Ground Track Ground Track Orbit
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Slide 4 © Wirz MAE 161A Satellite Tracking Coordinates A D B A R V - right acension - declination - flight path angle A azimuth R radius V - velocity Azimuth is angle between tangential velocity and tangent to local meridian in northern direction Celestial Sphere Local Meridian Vernal Equinox Equatorial Plane Satellite Path
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