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Re: Satellite Visualization!

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  • Subject: [mg82521] Re: Satellite Visualization!
  • From: sashap <pavlyk at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 05:33:31 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fff546$evq$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 21, 4:11 am, "pskma... at googlemail.com"
<pskma... at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have been trying to visualize an artificial satellite moving in its
> orbit around the Earth, but I could not success.
>
> I have manly used the command "Animate" and tried to represent the
> orbit as a circle and the satellite as a point moving on that circle.
> But I feel the result was so basic while I am looking for something
> much professional and I am sure this animation can be achieved by
> Mathematica, especially with the new version of it.
>
> My aim is to have an animation for this satellite where I have the
> equations of its motion
> and the radius (the distance between the satellite and the Earth).
>
> Any help on this would so appreciated,
> Andery


Hi Andrey,

You might be interested in Wolfram demonstrations related to your
topic. They come with free source code. One possibility might be:

http://demonstrations/KeplersSecondLaw/

Oleksandr Pavlyk
Wolfram Research



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