Experiments in orbit determination using numerical methods

C.R. Traas

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    Abstract

    The dynamics of the observed object is written as a system of integral equations. This system is solved numerically by representing the components of the force function as linear combinations of B-splines and by applying the multigrid technique. In an outer loop the orbit determination problem is solved using Newton's method. The method is suitable for both preliminary orbit determination and orbit improvement.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)299-317
    JournalCelestial mechanics
    Volume36
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1985

    Keywords

    • IR-85722

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