What a Gpredict
Are you from space? Are you following NASA as if it were the only real source of science and knowledge? Or do you need to know where the satellites are at any given moment? For whatever reason, there are a lot of people who want or need to track satellites. For those who have never done that, but would like to try it, where can you start? A good place to start would be a program that would allow you to track satellites.
Yes the open source community (with a passion for science) will have such a tool. One of those tools is the Gpredict. Gpredict is a very easy-to-use tool that will allow anyone to track multiple satellites quickly and easily. In this article I will show you how to install and use this great tool.
Let’s first look at some of the features of Gpredict.
- Real-time satellite tracking.
- There are no software limits (track as many satellites as you want).
- Easy to learn and use GUI.
- Radio and antenna rotator for automatic tracking.
- Upcoming satellite pass predictions.
- Cross platform for Linux, Windows, and Mac.
And much, much more.
Future Plans :
- Voice announcements.
- Guess the connection window between the two viewers.
- Orbital Mechanics Lab.
- Planetary orbits.
- Obstacles to the line of sight of the observer.
Available Devices :
- All Linux OS
- Android (Linux)
Install Android :
Step 1:- Fast Install Linux Your Termux or Run Free Cloud Linux Your Android Devices read this Post & Articles how to Install Linux Termux App & run free cloud linux
Step 2:- Using Termux Linux & Using Linux Installation Commands Step by Step
Install Linux :
Step 1:- Update and upgrade to Linux OS To avoid errors while installing Gpredict to steal sensitive information. If your Linux version does not automatically update the list of cache software after adding one, you will need to update it by typing:
Step 2:- Install Repository Packages
Step 3:- Install the Gpredict theft tool. This step is especially important if you do not want to enter Gpredict errors while using the tool.
Once the update is complete, you can install the program with the following command:
To start Gpredict click on Applications> Search> Gpredict which will open a large window. From the outset Gpredict has been tracking satellites. But what if these are not satellites you want (or need) to track? It’s easy. Let’s track some satellites.
To gps tracker satellites you create a module for that group. To do this click File> a New Module and a new window will open where you can add different satellites to your module. I am creating an Earth / Space Module that will include satellites: Astrid 2, Calipso, Chipsat, and Cloudsat. To create this I will:
- Give the module a name.
- Select the channel below (where you are viewing).
- Select Space & Earth Science from Group drag.
- Add available satellites to my group.
- Click OK.
You will notice that Gpredict updates in real time. However, you will need to update TLE manually. To do this click Edit> Update TLE> From Network. This will automatically update that information.