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Satellite orbits

  • Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof
  • Herbert Lichtenegger
  • James Collins

Abstract

The applications of GPS depend substantially on knowing the satellite orbits. For single receiver positioning an orbital error is strongly correlated with the positional error. In relative positioning (according to a rule of thumb) relative baseline errors are equal to relative orbital errors.

Keywords

Orbit Determination Solar Radiation Pressure Keplerian Orbit Geocentric Distance Keplerian Motion 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof
    • 1
  • Herbert Lichtenegger
    • 1
  • James Collins
    • 2
  1. 1.Abteilung für Landesvermessung und LandinformationTechnische Universität GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.GPS Services, Inc.RockvilleUSA

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