Orbit determination by genetic algorithm and application to GEO observation

Hideaki Hinagawa, Hitoshi Yamaoka, Toshiya Hanada

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This paper demonstrates an initial orbit determination method that solves the problem by a genetic algorithm using two well-known solutions for the Lambert's problem: universal variable method and Battin method. This paper also suggests an intuitive error evaluation method in terms of rotational angle and orbit shape by separating orbit elements into two groups. As reference orbit, mean orbit elements (original two-lines elements) and osculating orbit elements considering the J2 effect are adopted and compared. Our proposed orbit determination method has been tested with actual optical observations of a geosynchronous spacecraft. It should be noted that this demonstration of the orbit determination is limited to one test case. This observation was conducted during approximately 70 min on 2013/05/15 UT. Our method was compared with the orbit elements propagated by SGP4 using the TLE of the spacecraft. The result indicates that our proposed method had a slightly better performance on estimating orbit shape than Gauss's methods and Escobal's method by 120 km. In addition, the result of the rotational angle is closer to the osculating orbit elements than the mean orbit elements by 0.02, which supports that the estimated orbit is valid.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)532-542
ページ数11
ジャーナルAdvances in Space Research
53
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 2 1 2014

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  • Space and Planetary Science

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Orbit determination by genetic algorithm and application to GEO observation. / Hinagawa, Hideaki; Yamaoka, Hitoshi; Hanada, Toshiya.

:: Advances in Space Research, 巻 53, 番号 3, 01.02.2014, p. 532-542.

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿記事

Hinagawa, Hideaki ; Yamaoka, Hitoshi ; Hanada, Toshiya. / Orbit determination by genetic algorithm and application to GEO observation. :: Advances in Space Research. 2014 ; 巻 53, 番号 3. pp. 532-542.
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