CelestialSystem.GetVelocityOfObject(Variable, CelestialObject) Method

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Description

Returns an Array containing the velocity of the argument object in the MJ2000 Earth Equator frame, referenced from the barycenter of the CelestialSystem.

 

Timing Precision Mode

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Method Signature

CelestialSystem.GetVelocityOfObject(

Variable epoch,


CelestialObject celestialObject)

 

 

Arguments

epoch


Description:

The epoch at which to evaluate the system.

 

 

celestialObject


Description:

The CelestialObject whose velocity will be retrieved.

 

 

 

Return Value

Type:

Array of number (size = 3)

Units:

km/s

 

 

Returns the VX, VY, VZ components of the state of the argument object in the MJ2000 Earth Equator frame.

 

Syntax

myArray1 = myCelestialSystem1.GetVelocityOfObject(myVariable1, myCelestialObject1);

 

 

See also

CelestialSystem Object

CelestialSystem.GetVelocityOfObject

Rotating-Pulsating Systems Guide