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Scenario Generation and Visualization

Simulation, analysis, and visualization of satellites in orbit

Generate satellite scenarios to model and visualize satellites in orbit and to perform additional analyses such as computing access with ground stations.

Objects

satelliteScenarioCreate satellite scenario object
satelliteScenarioViewerCreate viewer for satellite scenario
SatelliteSatellite object belonging to satellite scenario
GroundStationGround station object belonging to satellite scenario
ConicalSensorConical sensor object belonging to satellite scenario
GroundTrackGround track object belonging to satellite in scenario
TransmitterTransmitter object belonging to satellite scenario
ReceiverReceiver object belonging to satellite scenario
PatternRadiation pattern visualization
GimbalGimbal object belonging to satellite scenario
AccessAccess analysis object belonging to scenario
FieldOfViewField of view object belonging to satellite scenario
LinkLink analysis object belonging to Transmitter

Functions

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skyplotPlot satellite azimuth and elevation data
statesPosition and velocity of satellite
playPlay satellite scenario simulation results on viewer
showShow object in satellite scenario viewer
aerCalculate azimuth angle, elevation angle, and range in NED frame from another satellite or ground station
orbitalElementsOrbital elements of satellites in scenario
hideHides satellite scenario entity from viewer
campitchSet or get pitch angle of camera for satellite scenario viewer
camrollSet or get roll angle of camera for satellite scenario viewer
camposSet or get position of camera for satellite scenario viewer
camheadingSet or get heading angle of camera for satellite scenario satellite scenario viewer
camheightSet or get height of camera for satellite scenario viewer
camtargetSet camera target for satellite scenario viewer
hideAllHide all graphics in satellite scenario viewer
showAllShow all graphics in viewer
accessPercentagePercentage of time when access exists between first and last node defining access analysis
accessIntervalsIntervals during which access status is true
accessStatusStatus of access between first and last node defining access analysis
gaussianAntennaAdd Gaussian antennas
ebnoEb/No at final node of link
linkPercentagePercentage of time when link between first and last node in link analysis is closed
linkStatusStatus of link closure between first and last node
linkIntervalsIntervals during which link is closed
gimbalAnglesSteering angles of gimbal
pointAtTarget at which entity must be pointed

Topics

Satellite Scenario Basics

Build complete satellite scenario simulation.

Satellite Scenario Key Concepts

Learn common satellite scenario visualization terms.

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