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==See also== ==See also==

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Satellite Tracker plug-in
Satellites
Satellites
Developer Mashiharu and Robert Neuman
Latest release 1.2 / Jan, 2006
License Public domain
Web site Plug-in Website

This plug-in adds dynamicaly rendered Satellites to World Wind, 400 satellites are displayed and a satellite info window appears on mouse-over.

Contents

Installation

Download Satellite Tracker and extract the file to your World Wind Plugins directory.

Usage

To use the plug-in load World Wind, open the Plug-Ins menu and click Load/Unload... (see figure 1).

figure 1
figure 1


Click on 'Satellite Tracker' in the Plugin Load/Unload window and then press the Load button, the indicator next to 'Satellite Tracker' should turn green, you can now safely close the Plugin Load/Unload window.

To display satellites click on Satellite Tracker to show a list of satellites, tick a name and wait a few seconds for the satellite models to load.

figure 2
figure 2


External Links

See also

Notes

This plug-in relies on the system clock so for accurate results it should be synched with a timeserver, alo due to a floating point precision problem the satellite positions are not accurate in versions of World Wind less than 1.3.4.

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