PROGRAM AND TEST PROCEDURES TO DETERMINE THE GEOCENTRIC COORDINATES AND ORBITAL PARAMETERS OF AN UNIDENTIFIED SATELLITE.
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The methods outlined by Everett L. Merritt for solving for geocentric position and orbital parameters from a single camera station are tested. It was further proposed that one might solve for the ground station if the orbit is known or solve for the orbit knowing the ground station. The possibility of including a and e of the earth was also mentioned.