data provides summary information about all the sightings that
have been identified. The table is composed of 6 columns:
- Satellite - This is the
satellite that can be visible. It is presented exactly as viewed from
the input tab.
Local Date/Time - This is the
date and local time (assuming that the GMT to local conversion value on
the input tab is correct) is presented. Note that the time is given in
a standard form using the AM or PM reference.
- This value provides an indication of how long the sighting
will last. It is presented in a minutes:seconds format.
Max El (deg)
- the maximum angle (in degrees) above the horizon of the sighting.
Note that this is the maximum elevation of the sighting - not the
This value provides the general elevation and direction to look
where the sighting will begin. The approach is broken into two parameters -
the elevation and the azimuth. Elevation is the angle between the satellite
and the horizon and azimuth is the direction to look.
- Similar to Approach, but this value is where the sighting will end.