Spacecraft.Latitude Property

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Description

The Latitude property is the bodydetic latitude of the Spacecraft sub-satellite point in the Spherical Lat/Long Element Set. It is defined as the angle between the fundamental plane of the Body-Fixed coordinate system of the central body and the vector normal to the central body's surface passing through the satellite's position. This property returns a scalar value.

 

Timing Precision Mode

This page describes functionality in nanosecond timing precision mode.

 

Attributes

Type:

number

Access:

read/write

Units:

deg

Default Value:

-14.7283327843292

Valid Range:

-90 ≤ Spacecraft.Latitude ≤ 90

 

Syntax

myVariable1 = mySpacecraft1.Latitude;

 

mySpacecraft1.Latitude = myVariable1;

 

See also

Spacecraft Object

Spacecraft Propagation Guide

Coverage and Contact Analysis Guide