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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 highly correlated with the positional error. In relative positioning (according to a rule of thumb), relative orbital errors are equal to relative baseline errors.

Keywords

Orbit Determination Semimajor Axis Solar Radiation Pressure Keplerian Orbit Geocentric Distance 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1994

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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