Experiments in orbit determination using numerical methods

C.R. Traas

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    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
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1985


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