Re: Question: r/e Orbital math (SGP4/SDP4?)

Willie Koorts (wpk@saao.ac.za)
Fri, 26 Jul 1996 09:50:25 +0200 (GMT+0200)

On Thu, 25 Jul 1996, Kerry L. Bonin wrote:

> I am a sr. software engineer with a good deal of GUI and 3D experience
> (write 3d video games for a living...), and I have been wanting to write a
> good satellite package for quite some time.  (Yes, I know there are lots out
> there!)  I am interested in putting together a Win32 ap, with the focus on
> visual presenation.
> 
> So, the question: Any comments or recommendations?

Why not write something from the satellite's point of view for a change, 
with an earth map scrolling past underneath and your location clearly 
marked.  Good control ever scrolling speed,  stop/start,  direction,   
zoom, etc. is allways nice.

Willie Koorts