Accession Number:

AD0611283

Title:

SPECIAL PERTURBATION TECHNIQUES APPLICABLE TO SPACETRACK

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This report describes in detail three special techniques which can be specifically applied in the SPACETRACK system to determine the motion of an artificial satellite under the influence of perturbing accelerations. These are Variation of Parameters, Cowells Method, and Enckes Method.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE