org.jscience.astronomy.solarsystem.artificialsatellites
Class OrbitalState

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.jscience.astronomy.solarsystem.artificialsatellites.OrbitalState
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.lang.Comparable

public final class OrbitalState
extends java.lang.Object
implements java.lang.Comparable

Represents orbital state of the spacecraft at a point in time.


Field Summary
 double TSINCE
          Timestamp of the orbital state, in seconds since the epoch of the known orbital state.
 double X
          Position of the spacecraft at the point in time.
 double XDOT
          Velocity of the spacecraft at the point in time.
 double Y
          DOCUMENT ME!
 double YDOT
          DOCUMENT ME!
 double Z
          DOCUMENT ME!
 double ZDOT
          DOCUMENT ME!
 
Constructor Summary
OrbitalState()
          Constructs an instance of this class.
 
Method Summary
 int compareTo(java.lang.Object obj)
          Compares this instance of the given one.
 java.lang.String toString()
          DOCUMENT ME!
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

TSINCE

public double TSINCE
Timestamp of the orbital state, in seconds since the epoch of the known orbital state.


X

public double X
Position of the spacecraft at the point in time.


Y

public double Y
DOCUMENT ME!


Z

public double Z
DOCUMENT ME!


XDOT

public double XDOT
Velocity of the spacecraft at the point in time.


YDOT

public double YDOT
DOCUMENT ME!


ZDOT

public double ZDOT
DOCUMENT ME!

Constructor Detail

OrbitalState

public OrbitalState()
Constructs an instance of this class.

Method Detail

toString

public java.lang.String toString()
DOCUMENT ME!

Overrides:
toString in class java.lang.Object
Returns:
the String representation of this instance.

compareTo

public int compareTo(java.lang.Object obj)
Compares this instance of the given one.

Specified by:
compareTo in interface java.lang.Comparable
Parameters:
obj - DOCUMENT ME!
Returns:
-1, 0, +1 if this instance is less than, equal, or greater than the given instance.