Source code for

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
from satnogsclient.web.weblogger import WebLogger
import logging
import sys

from datetime import datetime

import ephem
import pytz

logger = logging.getLogger('default')
assert isinstance(logger, WebLogger)

[docs]def pinpoint(observer_dict, satellite_dict, timestamp=None): """ Provides azimuth and altitude of tracked object. args: observer_dict: dictionary with details of observation point. satellite_dict: dictionary with details of satellite. time: timestamp we want to use for pinpointing the observed object. returns: Dictionary containing azimuth, altitude and "ok" for error detection. """ # observer object if all(map(lambda x: x in observer_dict, ['lat', 'lon', 'elev'])): logger.debug('Observer data: {0}'.format(observer_dict)) observer = ephem.Observer() observer.lon = str(observer_dict['lon']) = str(observer_dict['lat']) observer.elevation = float(observer_dict['elev']) else: logger.error('Something went wrong: {0}'.format(observer_dict)) return {'ok': False} # satellite object if all(map(lambda x: x in satellite_dict, ['tle0', 'tle1', 'tle2'])): logger.debug('Satellite data: {0}'.format(satellite_dict)) tle0 = str(satellite_dict['tle0']) tle1 = str(satellite_dict['tle1']) tle2 = str(satellite_dict['tle2']) try: satellite = ephem.readtle(tle0, tle1, tle2) except ValueError: logger.error('Something went wrong: {0}'.format(satellite_dict)) logger.error(sys.exc_info()[0]) return {'ok': False} else: return {'ok': False} # time of observation if not timestamp: timestamp = # observation calculation = timestamp.strftime('%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S.%f') satellite.compute(observer) calculated_data = { 'alt': satellite.alt, 'az':, 'rng': satellite.range, 'rng_vlct': satellite.range_velocity, 'ok': True } logger.debug('Calculated data: {0}'.format(calculated_data)) return calculated_data