Yıl 2021, Cilt 4 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 73 - 83 2021-04-30

Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination

İbrahim ÖZ [1] , Ümit Cezmi YILMAZ [2] , Ümit GÜLER [3]


Satellite operators utilize a two-stations turn around ranging (TAR) system to reduce the ground station measurement system's complexity and cost while having the same or better orbit determination accuracy for communication satellites orbit determination recently. This study investigates two stations' performance, four-way ranging on communication satellite orbit determination, operational conformance, and cost. The observation data sets are collected using traditional single station tracking (SST) and the new method TAR. The computed results using the Monte Carlo method encourage the satellite operators to use a four-way ranging system to observe and measure required data sets. TAR performance is evaluated, taking SST as a reference. The six classical orbital elements (a, e, i, RAAN, AoP, and TA) are compared for large numbers of observation data. The SST and TAR results are very close to each other. The worst-case calculated Euclidian distance between SST and TAR is 1.893 km at the epoch below the 6 km success criteria. The TAR observation method is appropriate to collect data sets for precise orbit determination. This work result indicates that satellite operators should consider deploying TAR stations to collect two-station range data sets and compute the orbit for nominal north-south station-keeping maneuvers (NSSK) and east-west station-keeping (EWSK) maneuver operations. The TAR method is superior to SST in terms of accuracy, operational conformance, and costs.
orbit determination, turn around ranging, four way ranging, single station tracking, satellite orbit, measured data set
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Orcid: 0000-0003-4593-917X
Yazar: İbrahim ÖZ (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Turksat Uydu Haberleşme ve Kablo TV AŞ
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5886-9743
Yazar: Ümit Cezmi YILMAZ
Kurum: TÜRKSAT UYDU HABERLEŞME KABLO TV VE İŞLETME ANONİM ŞİRKETİ GENEL MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6376-9269
Yazar: Ümit GÜLER
Kurum: TÜRKSAT UYDU HABERLEŞME KABLO TV VE İŞLETME ANONİM ŞİRKETİ GENEL MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ
Ülke: Turkey


Teşekkür We would like to thank Turksat AS for its invaluable support.
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Başvuru Tarihi : 12 Ekim 2020
Kabul Tarihi : 5 Şubat 2021
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 30 Nisan 2021

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APA Öz, İ , Yılmaz, Ü , Güler, Ü . (2021). Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination . Sakarya University Journal of Computer and Information Sciences , 4 (1) , 73-83 . DOI: 10.35377/saucis.04.01.809227
MLA Öz, İ , Yılmaz, Ü , Güler, Ü . "Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination" . Sakarya University Journal of Computer and Information Sciences 4 (2021 ): 73-83 <http://saucis.sakarya.edu.tr/tr/pub/issue/59732/809227>
Chicago Öz, İ , Yılmaz, Ü , Güler, Ü . "Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination". Sakarya University Journal of Computer and Information Sciences 4 (2021 ): 73-83
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ISNAD Öz, İbrahim , Yılmaz, Ümit Cezmi , Güler, Ümit . "Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination". Sakarya University Journal of Computer and Information Sciences 4 / 1 (Nisan 2021): 73-83 . https://doi.org/10.35377/saucis.04.01.809227
AMA Öz İ , Yılmaz Ü , Güler Ü . Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination. SAUCIS. 2021; 4(1): 73-83.
Vancouver Öz İ , Yılmaz Ü , Güler Ü . Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination. Sakarya University Journal of Computer and Information Sciences. 2021; 4(1): 73-83.
IEEE İ. Öz , Ü. Yılmaz ve Ü. Güler , "Performance Assessment of a Turn Around Ranging in Communication Satellite Orbit Determination", Sakarya University Journal of Computer and Information Sciences, c. 4, sayı. 1, ss. 73-83, Nis. 2021, doi:10.35377/saucis.04.01.809227