Error Analysis of Orbit Determination for the Geostationary Satellite with Single Station Antenna Tracking Data
Chingiz Hajiyev, Melih Ata
DOI: 10.4236/pos.2011.24013   PDF    HTML     6,753 Downloads   13,257 Views   Citations


In the study, position and velocity values of a geostationary satellite are found. When performing this, a MATLAB algorithm is used for Runge-Kutta Fehlberg orbit integration method to solve spacecraft’s position and velocity. Integrated method is the solution for the systems which mainly work with a single station. Method provides calculation of azimuth, elevation and range data by using the position simulation results found by RKF. Errors of orbit determination are analysed. Variances of orbit parameters are chosen as the accuracy criteria. Analysis results are the indicator of the method’s accuracy

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C. Hajiyev and M. Ata, "Error Analysis of Orbit Determination for the Geostationary Satellite with Single Station Antenna Tracking Data," Positioning, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2011, pp. 135-144. doi: 10.4236/pos.2011.24013.

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