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Special Menu (Satellite Dialog)


This menu is only enabled after the Edit button is clicked and the complete element set appears. To accept the elements, click OK, or Back, then OK.
Make Geosynchronous (alt-p,G) - Replaces the elements with an Ideal Geosynchronous satellite. The eccentricity is set to 1e-6 to avoid a "divide by zero error" if the SGP model is in use. The user is prompted to enter a longitude, from which the RAAN is calculated.
Propagate Elements to Present (alt-p,P) Adjusts the elements to the present (based on the computer's clock) according to the current model.
Propagate Elements to Epoch (alt-p,E) Adjusts the elements to the epoch entered in the "Adjust to Epoch" field (based on the computer's clock) according to the current model.
Adjust RAAN to Epoch (alt-p,R) Adjusts only the Right Ascension of the node to the epoch specified in the "Adjust to Epoch" field.

Orbital Models (alt-p,O) - Allows changing the orbital model for propagation.

Display and Window Overview

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