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Right Ascension and Declination

  1. Apr 26, 2010 #1
    How do you find Right Ascension and Declination from basic Keplerian data?
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 27, 2010 #2
    Can you elaborate on "basic Keplerian data."? What is the data measured in?
  4. Apr 27, 2010 #3
    Semimajor Axis, Inclination, Eccentricity, Longitude of the Ascending Node, Longitude of Periapsis and Mean Longitude from them find Mean Anomaly, Eccentric Anomaly, True Anomaly and Radius. From all of these I want to find the RA and DEC.
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