Re: TLE based on Az-El data

From: Marco Langbroek (
Date: Tue Aug 10 2004 - 06:16:02 EDT

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    >> To know if my
    > > efforts will be worth the time and money, I'm asking if analysts
    > > prefer to use AD-dec data instead of Az-El or if any format is OK for
    > > all analysts.
    > I am bluffing here but I would hazard that it doesn't really matter
    > since you can pull AD-dec from Az-El. I can't find my Meeus right now
    > but he must give the equations to convert from one system to the next.
    There's an MS Excel spreadsheet called "radcoord.xls" available for download
    on my website, which converts az-el to RA-DEC.
    - Marco
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