Accession Number:

AD0466453

Title:

A PEGASUS COMPUTER PROGRAMME FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF THE ACCURACY OF SATELLITE ORBIT DETERMINATION

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

A computer programme is described by means of which one may estimate the potential accuracy of the elements of a given satellite orbit, if determined from observational data of specified type and assumed accuracy. An application of the programme is made to an orbit of six hours period determined from radar observations at a single station.

Subject Categories:

  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE