Object Central Bodies
|Top Previous Next
The Central Body is the CelestialObject (planet, moon, etc) that the Spacecraft orbits, or that a GroundVehicle, GroundStation, PointGroup, or Region is fixed to. For information on modeling the forces applied by each of these bodies, see the Extraterrestrial Force Modeling page. To create a 2D or 3D Mission View centered on a central body other than the Earth, create a ViewWindow and edit the Viewpoint Source and Target properties.
The following central bodies are available in FreeFlyer:
To edit a Spacecraft's, GroundVehicle's, GroundStation's, or Region's central body in a FreeForm script editor, you can use the SetCentralBody() method:
To edit a PointGroup's central body in a FreeForm script editor, you can modify the CentralBody property: