Spacecraft.DescendingNode Property

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Description

This method can be used with the Step command to advance the Spacecraft to the point in its orbit at which the Spacecraft crosses its central body's instantaneous equatorial plane, moving from the north to the south. It serves as the conditional statement for the "to" statement that can be used with the Step command.

 

Timing Precision Mode

This page describes functionality in nanosecond timing precision mode.

 

Attributes

Type:

number

Access:

read

Units:

km

 

Note: This is a Stop-Propagation property. See the Stop-Propagation Properties and Methods page for more information.

Note: This property has a state. See the Methods and Properties with State page for more information.

 

Syntax

Step mySpacecraft1 to ( mySpacecraft1.DescendingNode );

 

Example 1

 

See also

Spacecraft Object

Spacecraft Propagation Guide

Coverage and Contact Analysis Guide