Code covered by the BSD License  

Highlights from
Sun-synchronous Orbit Design

Be the first to rate this file! 19 Downloads (last 30 days) File Size: 360 KB File ID: #43333

Sun-synchronous Orbit Design

by

 

Three MATLAB scripts that can be used to design and analyze sun-synchronous Earth orbits.

| Watch this File

File Information
Description

The first two MATLAB scripts calculate the mean orbital inclination required for a sun-synchronous Earth orbit based on Kozai’s J2 and J2+J4 solution. The third MATLAB script calculates the osculating orbital inclination required for a sun-synchronous orbit. The orbit is propagated by numerical integration during the solution process, and the software allows the user to specify the degree and order of the Earth gravity model to use during the simulation. Optionally, this script can also include the point mass gravity perturbation of the Sun during the solution process.

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.14 (R2012a)
Tags for This File   Please login to tag files.
Please login to add a comment or rating.

Contact us