### ORBITAL MECHANICS FOR ENGINEERING STUDENTS

2016-7-18 · D.12 Calculation of Julian day number at 0 hr UT 621 D.13 Algorithm 5.3: calculation of local sidereal time 623 D.14 Algorithm 5.4: calculation of the state vector from measurements of range, angular position and their rates 626 D.15 Algorithms 5.5 and 5.6: Gauss''s method of preliminary orbit determination with iterative improvement 631