Satellite Orbital Parameters

Stephen A. Kallis, Jr., Digital Equipment Corporation,
Maynard, Massachusetts

A short program to determine the parameters of orbiting
satellites. Inputs of the radius of the planet and the accelera-
tion of gravity at the planet's surface result in information
concerning the orbital velocity and period for any stated
altitude above 90 miles.

Minimum Hardware:
4K PDP-8
Source Language:

Catalog: July 1973