This release of OVT is the first one from 2.0 in April, 2001. There are many new features and bug-fixes.
gives possibility to visualize simple data on orbit and/or fieldlines. It includes following modules:
checktle - allow user to create "correct" TLE files by cleaning double and incorrect ordered lines. It is strongly recommended to process TLE files with checktle when importing. checktle is located in ovt2g/bin directory and is used from the command line checktle filein.tle fileout.tle.
is now cylindrical with additional small cone, indicating spin axis orientation.
visualization is now possible with "thick" fieldlines in addition to wireframe. Thickness of the fieldlines can be specified.
now have time labels.
visualization now includes
dumper now has option to include B-total, Bx, By, Bz, Footprint coordinates, Dipole Tilt angle.
works approximately 2x times faster due to some optimizations included.
has OpenGL/Java memory leaks resulting in numerous problems starting from incorrect color display and ending by program crash in case of earth grid display or close look at Cluster satellites.
may sometimes leed to strange effects like mirroring of labels, clipping of view-plane, etc. Pressing reset in View Control Window may sometimes help.
OVT2 is known to run on majority of Windows and UNIX platforms.
Submission of bugs and possible improvements is welcome. Please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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