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Predicting Apogee and Perigee of the Moon

version (27.4 KB) by David Eagle
This MATLAB script uses the MICE geometry finder to predict the time of lunar apogee and perigee.


Updated 28 Jul 2014

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Predicts the TDB times and geocentric distance of local and global apogee and perigee events of the Moon. This script uses the MICE version of the geometry finder (cspice_gfdist) and the JPL de421.bsp binary ephemeris for the core computations.

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David Eagle

Verified script works with MICE version N66 under Windows.


Minor update to main script (list of required support files). Verified script works with MICE version N65 under Windows.

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2012b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux