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Creating a Chebyshev Ephemeris with MATLAB

version 1.0.0 (11.4 KB) by David Eagle
MATLAB script demonstrates how to create & evaluate a Chebyshev representation of the position coordinates of the sun, a planet or the moon

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Updated 01 Feb 2020

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This MATLAB script demonstrates how to create and evaluate a Chebyshev representation of the position coordinates of the sun, a planet or the moon.

Implementation based on Oliver Montenbruck's PASCAL source code in "Astronomy on the Personal Computer", Springer-Verlag, 1994

source ephemeris ==> jpl de421.bin binary ephemeris available at
http://celestialandorbitalmechanicswebsite.yolasite.com/

Earth mean equator and equinox of J2000 (EME2000) coordinates

Geocentric for the Sun and Moon, heliocentric for the planets

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David Eagle (2020). Creating a Chebyshev Ephemeris with MATLAB (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/74094-creating-a-chebyshev-ephemeris-with-matlab), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019b
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