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Chapter: Satellite Communication - Satellite Orbits

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Sub satellite Point

Point at which a line between the satellite and the center of the Earth intersects the Earth’s surface

Sub satellite Point:

 Point at which a line between the satellite and the center of the Earth intersects the Earth’s surface

 Location of the point expressed in terms of latitude and longitude

 If one is in the US it is common to use

                 o Latitude – degrees north from equator

                 o Longitude – degrees west of the Greenwich meridian

 Location of the sub satellite point may be calculated from coordinates of the rotating system as:





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