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PreviSat Screenshots

Below you can see some sample screenshots of PreviSat. They illustrate the main features of PreviSat.

The Main Window

The main window gives you access to the most common functions. The "Main" tab below the map displays the position expressed in different frames.

PreviSat main window

The Wall Command Center visualization

By checking the box "ISS Live", you activate the Wall Command Center visualization which looks like as closely as possible the control center of NASA.

Wall Command Center visualization

The sky map in full size

This sky map represents the sky as seen from New York city on September 5th, 2012 at 22:07:30 (local hour). We can see Envisat near the South horizon and its trajectory on the sky towards the North.

PreviSat main window

Osculating elements

This tab displays the osculating (keplerian) elements of the selected satellite, and also its cartesian position and velocity (in ECI frame as given by the SGP4 model, or in ECEF frame).

Osculating elements

Satellite informations

It details components of the TLE and gives informations about the satellite (standard magnitude, dimensions).

Satellite informations

Satellite informations

Predictions and Iridium flares

These tabs allow to make the most useful predictions (simple passes or Iridium flares). A good choice for parametrization is to keep the default values, as here.

Predictions

Iridium flares

Options

Location

This tab allows to create or delete a location and/or categories of locations. You can select the locations you want to appear on the world map.

Location

Settings

Settings

Wall Command Center

Wall Command Center

Tools

TLE update

TLE update

TLE file extraction

TLE file extraction

Orbital events

Orbital events

ISS transits

ISS transits

MetOp and SkyMed flares

MetOp and SkyMed flares