Bug #88

TLE propagation fails with null inclination

Added by Romain Di Costanzo over 5 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2012-04-06
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Description

There is apparently an error when trying to propagate a TLE with zero inclination (as it could happen for geostationary orbits).
The TLE's propagation returns a NaN PVCoordinates.

Here is the incriminated TLE :

1 26451U 00043A 10130.13784012 -.00000276 00000-0 10000-3 0 3866
2 26451 000.0000 266.1044 0001893 160.7642 152.5985 01.00271160 35865

I also add the corresponding JUnit test case.
If you set up the inclination with a non zero value, the propagation is fine.

History

#1 Updated by Luc Maisonobe over 5 years ago

Fixed in git repository (see 2ecdf6d3).

Thanks for the report and the analysis about inclination.

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