Orbit of a satellite Calculator

Calculates the orbital radius and period, and flight velocity from the orbital altitude.

Orbit of a satellite
Orbital altitude h
    1. km
    2.  from Earth's surface

Orbital radius r
    2. km
Flight velocity v
    2. km/s
Orbital period P
    2. (hh:mm:ss)
    Orbit of a satellite
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    [1]  2021/07/13 22:18   30 years old level / An engineer / Very /
    Purpose of use
    calculate orbital period / ground speed of a satellite for which I am adapting equipment
    [2]  2021/06/19 09:13   30 years old level / An office worker / A public employee / Very /
    Purpose of use
    Quicker than doing the math myself :)
    [3]  2021/06/10 06:49   50 years old level / A teacher / A researcher / Useful /
    Purpose of use
    To calculate the approximate spacecraft velocity for a CubeSat that we've built an instrument for (due to launch later this year), so that I can determine the approximate distance between measurements.
    [4]  2021/06/08 08:56   Under 20 years old / Elementary school/ Junior high-school student / Very /
    Purpose of use
    To build my own spacecraft.
    [5]  2021/06/04 03:19   Under 20 years old / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /
    Purpose of use
    Making an orbit simulation game
    [6]  2021/05/18 01:12   20 years old level / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /
    Purpose of use
    Making an orbital satellite array in Kerbal Space Program
    [7]  2021/05/15 23:38   - / High-school/ University/ Grad student / A little /
    Purpose of use
    to absolutely destroy the speed of light

    h = -6378.9999...999

    eventually, the flight velocity becomes

    that's ~2 * 10^58922
    ... 10^58922

    a great way to replicate this would be type the base number
    then copy and paste this sequence of 9's after the base number

    or even, copy the sequence created by pasting the above sequence... soon, there will be many 9's

    I have yet to hit a maximum or to see a visible approach to a limit.. but we know that -6378.14 is the symbol infinity...

    Suggetion is for someone to use python and beautifulsoup to approach the problem of finding the absolute largest number calculable on this calculator
    [8]  2021/05/11 10:37   20 years old level / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Useful /
    Purpose of use
    Used orbital parameters of a GPS satellite in space engine to see what the earth looks like from there.
    [9]  2021/04/29 03:09   60 years old level or over / An engineer / Useful /
    Purpose of use
    Checking speed and orbital rate of Starlink Satellites. Nice tool. :)
    [10]  2021/04/28 06:58   50 years old level / An office worker / A public employee / Very /
    Purpose of use
    Checking velocity required for geostationary orbit.
    Would love to see it available in imperial units as well as SI.


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