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The Backtrack Orbit Search Algorithm
Entry ID: BOSA

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Summary
Abstract: Orbit searching is by far the most accurate way to search for level 0-2 orbital
swath data. Unfortunately orbital mechanics is a quite difficult field, and the
most well known orbit model, the NORAD propagator, is quite complex. The NORAD
propagator is designed to work with a wide range of possible orbits, from
circular to extremely elliptical, and consequently requires ... View entire text
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Description: A detailed description of the Backtrack Orbit Search Algorithm.
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Service Citation
Originators: NSIDC
Title: The Backtrack Orbit Search Algorithm
Provider: NSIDC
URL: http://geospatialmethods.org/bosa/
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