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Besselian Epoch to Julian Epoch

Transform position and velocity components from discontinued Standard Besselian Epoch (B1950) to Standard Julian Epoch (J2000)

Library

Utilities/Axes Transformations

Description

The Besselian Epoch to Julian Epoch block transforms two 3-by-1 vectors of Besselian Epoch position , and Besselian Epoch velocity into Julian Epoch position , and Julian Epoch velocity . The transformation is calculated using:

where are defined as:

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Inputs and Outputs

InputDimension TypeDescription
First3-by-1 vectorContains the position in Standard Besselian Epoch (B1950).
Second3-by-1 vectorContains the velocity in Standard Besselian Epoch (B1950).

OutputDimension TypeDescription
First3-by-1 vectorContains the position in Standard Julian Epoch (J2000).
Second3-by-1 vectorContains the velocity in Standard Julian Epoch (J2000).

Reference

"Supplement to Department of Defense World Geodetic System 1984 Technical Report: Part I - Methods, Techniques and Data Used in WGS84 Development," DMA TR8350.2-A.

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