recommendation for tracking program?

Bruno Tilgner (Bruno_Tilgner@compuserve.com)
Sat, 29 Aug 1998 11:41:50 -0400

Philip Chien, KC4YER
Earth News
world (in)famous writer, science fiction fan, ham radio operator,
all-around nice guy, etc.
wrote:


>Is there a program which generates which areas on Earth are visible by a=

>particular satellite.  (i.e. input the keps for Mir and the program maps=

or
>generates tables which show which regions have the proper sun angles for=

>visibility).

There is a program, called WinOrbit, primarily intended for radio amateur=
s
which shows the part of the world that an astronaut looking down through =
a
window would see. Quite nice but a little slow, even on fast computers.


Bruno Tilgner
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