Description

API IXION allows you to run IXION with specific parameters and get back its output.

Requests

Orbitography

Return the IXION textual output (numeric values) for the option "orbitography"
Example Request
/?resource=orbitography&sat=meteosat-7&day=5&hour=0&min=30
Output



                                                Version : 38.17  ...........  JUN 2016

                                                > IXION Software <<>> ATLAS Software <

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                                                *****         I*X*I*O*N          *****
                                                *****         Copyright          *****
                                                *****      Michel Capderou       *****
                                                *****        LMD -- IPSL         *****
                                                *****       UMR 8539 CNRS        *****
                                                *****      ENS / EP / UPMC       *****
                                                *****      IXION  Software       *****
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                                                SATELLITE : meteosat-7          ------------
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---------- -------- |||-----------|---------|---------|-----------|-----------|||------|--|------|||------|-----|
      JOUR Temps TU |||  Longitude|Lat.gc_T.|Lat.gd_T.|  Lat.gd_N.|Altit. (km)||| S Zen|JN| S Azi||| TSM  | ECL |
---------- -------- |||-----------|---------|---------|-----------|-----------|||------|##|------|||------|-----|
2016 06 05 00:30:26  |    57.81731   -10.073   -10.139   -10.08251   35789.418 |  116.1 ..  -69.6 | 04:22 | .v. |
2016 06 05 00:30:56  |    57.81923   -10.069   -10.136   -10.07920   35789.422 |  116.0 ..  -69.6 | 04:22 | .v. |
2016 06 05 00:31:26  |    57.82109   -10.066   -10.132   -10.07583   35789.422 |  115.9 ..  -69.6 | 04:23 | .v. |
2016 06 05 00:31:56  |    57.82306   -10.062   -10.129   -10.07242   35789.418 |  115.8 ..  -69.6 | 04:23 | .v. |
2016 06 05 00:32:26  |    57.82494   -10.059   -10.125   -10.06896   35789.418 |  115.7 ..  -69.6 | 04:24 | .v. |
2016 06 05 00:32:56  |    57.82685   -10.055   -10.122   -10.06545   35789.418 |  115.5 ..  -69.5 | 04:24 | .v. |
2016 06 05 00:33:26  |    57.82872   -10.052   -10.118   -10.06189   35789.414 |  115.4 ..  -69.5 | 04:25 | .v. |
2016 06 05 00:33:56  |    57.83062   -10.048   -10.115   -10.05828   35789.414 |  115.3 ..  -69.5 | 04:25 | .v. |

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Parameters
sat

Specifies the name of the satellite. Case insensitive.
Default: None
Mandatory: Yes

duration

Specifies the duration of the observation (in days, negative values for minutes).
Default: 1
Mandatory: No

format

Specifies the output format of the data. You can choose either raw or json.
In json mode, the output is a JSON Array that represents the IXION output table. The column (17) correspond to:
UTC Year|Month|Day|Hour|Min|Sec|Longitude|Lat.gc_T.|Lat.gd_T.| Lat.gd_N.|Altit. (km)|S Zen|JN| S Azi||| TSM Hour| TSM Min | ECL
Default: raw
Mandatory: No

step

Specifies the step of calculation (in minutes, negative values for seconds).
Default: 0.5
Mandatory: No

year

Specifies the year.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

month

Specifies the month.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

day

Specifies the date.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

hour

Specifies the hour.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

min

Specifies the minute.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

sec

Specifies the second.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

tle1

Specifies the first line of Norad TLE element.
Default: Current TLE of the specified satellite (if any)
Mandatory: No

tle2

Specifies the second line of Norad TLE element.
Default: Current TLE of the specified satellite (if any)
Mandatory: No

Sky Plot

Return the IXION textual output (numeric values) for the option "sky plot" (Vue Locale)
Example Request
/?resource=skyplot&sat=iss%20(zarya)&location_name=palaiseau&location_lat=48.71&location_lng=2.25&visibility=0
Output

                        
Parameters
sat

Specifies the name of the satellite. Case insensitive.
Default: None
Mandatory: Yes

location_name

The name of the location from which the observation is made.
Default: Lieu
Mandatory: No

location_lat

The latitude of the chosen location.
Default: 0
Mandatory: No

location_lng

The longitude of the chosen location.
Default: 0
Mandatory: No

visibility

Circle of visibility above the horizon.
Default: 15
Mandatory: No

duration

Specifies the duration of the observation (in days, negative values for minutes).
Default: 1
Mandatory: No

year

Specifies the year.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

month

Specifies the month.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

day

Specifies the date.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

hour

Specifies the hour.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

min

Specifies the minute.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No

sec

Specifies the second.
Default: Current
Mandatory: No