Circular Orbit Satellite Data

Enter the Height of the satellite ... Height in km.    

Period (minutes)
Half-angle of visibility.
Max. Slant height (km) 
Max. Slant range (km)
Max. Map range (km)
Satellite velocity (km/sec)
Max. visibility time (min)
  • Period The time taken by the satellite to complete one orbit.
  • Slant Height The distance from a point on earth to the satellite.
  • Slant Range The distance between two points on earth, via the satellite.
  • Map Range The distance on earth between two points that can simulataneously see the satellite.

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