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3-D orbit simulator with ground track

version 1.0.0 (30 KB) by Ziad Saad
Visualize orbit trajectory around earth

1.1K Downloads

Updated 12 Oct 2018

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for the .exe version:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/13G2mPy5bJZjnAj_wrYv-m2d7Cyff4E81/view?usp=sharing
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This project is a GUI for a simple orbit simulator that allows the user to view the trajectory of a satellite orbit around earth and its ground track on earth, this simulator can be useful for a quick view and visualization of the final state vector of the satellite and how it will propagate.
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Input methods:
the user can input a satellite initial conditions throughout these options:
1- Orbital element of the satellite
2- Initial state vector
3- TLE file extensions

examples of the three methods can be viewed here:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1D-WD5cj3Eh3U-vooIVuUMVAWFiwkqRDh?usp=sharing
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Solver:
The coding of the GUI includes solving the equations to propagate the trajectory by either:
1- Kepler equations (analytical solution)
2- Runge-Kutta integration (Numerical solution)
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hope this could be useful and for any inquiries please comment, :)

Cite As

Ziad Saad (2021). 3-D orbit simulator with ground track (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/69094-3-d-orbit-simulator-with-ground-track), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
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