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The Vector Geometry Tool: Computing the Intersection Between a Line and a Circle

The Vector Geometry Tool: Computing the Intersection Between a Line and a Circle

Given: Two known lat/lon points (a, b) and a circle centered on the 2nd point with known radius. Solve for the lat/lon of a point (a’) where the line intersects the circle. Solution Steps First turn off all terrain. ​ … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Spring Clean your STK License Folder

It’s Time to Spring Clean your STK License Folder

Yeah, I’m a pack rat.  I’m pretty adept at backing up my thoughts on any given question with e-mails I’ve saved from 10 years ago.  Stacks of Zip drive disks from the late 1990’s?  Check.   And I may or … Continue reading

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Tracking Satellites Based on the Dilution of Precision

Tracking Satellites Based on the Dilution of Precision

The Dilution of Precision (DOP) is commonly used in satellite navigation to quantify the effects of positional measurements precision. Geometric DOP is used to determine how errors in measurements will affect the satellite’s final estimated state. It is defined as: … Continue reading

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Join AGI at Locate16

Join AGI at Locate16

AGI is excited to be hosting a booth again at Locate16 from 12-14 April in Melbourne, Australia. We plan to showcase the latest developments from our Cesium ecosystem: Daniel Honaker, Senior International Systems Engineer and Matt Halferty, Director, International Business … Continue reading

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The Two New STK 11.0.1 Training Exercises

We have two exciting new exercises we just added to our Start training for STK 11.0.1. How to Build a Volumetric Object Create an AzEl Mask from Images The How to Build a Volumetric Object teaches you how to…well…build a Volumetric object using STK. You start by … Continue reading

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