Numerical Modeling of Overlaps of Visibility Zones of Auroral Imagers from Space Vehicles in the Earth Polar Zones

  • M. A. BanshchikovaEmail author
  • N. A. Popandopulo

This paper describes a numerical experiment on simulating the visibility zones of auroral imagers placed onboard near-earth space vehicles aimed at detection of overlaps of visibility zones above the north and south poles of the Earth. The appropriate experiment software SEApp based on a simplified numerical model of space vehicle motion is described that enables one to study numerically the motion of two satellites over a given period of time and to predict overlaps of visibility zones of the auroral imagers above the north and south poles of the Earth.


space experiment software auroral imager overlap of visibility zones 


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  1. 1.National Research Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia

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