TLE orbits in WWT Solar System view

Here’s a cool feature: WWT can plot satellite orbits when you paste a Two-Line Element Set (TLE) in a new reference frame for Earth. This example shows the orbital path for TESS (in green) along with the Moon’s orbit.

FYI, the orbital path is only displayed if you check both “Planetary Orbits” and “Moon & Satellite Orbits.” I would argue that Moon & Satellite orbits should be able to be displayed without also having to turn on the Planetary Orbits. (See issue logged on github).

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Solar Eclipse in SDO
(2020-02-03)


Solar Dynamics Observatory

On Jan29, 2020 two satellites IRAS(13777) & GGSE-4(2828) had a close approach over Pittsburgh, PA
In this orbital diagram they are almost close over the city but as there was risk of collision between them too at 18:39:35 local time(23:39’:35" UTC) they must be exactly in same place over Pittsburgh


LUNAR Eclipse in SDO
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