Get orbital data from NORAD

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Get orbital data from NORAD

Post #1by SpaceFanatic64 » 21.09.2018, 05:31

In the past, I've seen toutatis and gironde create addons for spacecrafts. For simple orbits, they get their data from NORAD. Could someone tell me how to do this?
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Post #2by gironde » 21.09.2018, 06:48

site : https://celestrak.com/satcat/search.php
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copy line 1 into a cell of an Excel table
copy line 2 to another cell in the table
After you have to break these two lines to find the information. see https://celestrak.com/NORAD/documentation/tle-fmt.php

you can use the Excel table in the attachment
(be careful: do not destroy formulas and constants)

Added after 4 minutes 20 seconds:
some satellites are not on Norad.
Norad publishes only on satellites orbiting the Earth.

For old satellites where the 2 lines do not appear any more, it can be asked for an email on the archives.

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