Akatsuki (PLANET-C) trajectory data

Overview

This website provides Akatsuki (PLANET-C) trajectory data. Data after April 2016 are based on the trajectory plan.

Terms of Use

  1. You may use the data without obtaining permission of the copyright holder (JAXA) to the extent that your use is for the purpose of press (media) activity/scientific research/educational activity/ and/or private use.
  2. If you wish to use the data for business or commercial purposes, please be sure to contact "darts-admin AT ML.isas.jaxa.jp" for prior permission.

Files

  1. Akatsuki2010May-2020Dec_1d.txt
    ASCII text data of the positions of Akatsuki, Earth and Venus in Earth mean equator and equinox of J2000 frame centered at the Sun with 1 day interval (May 2010 to December 2020)*
  2. Akatsuki2010May-2020Dec_1h.txt
    ASCII text data of the positions of Akatsuki, Earth and Venus in Earth mean equator and equinox of J2000 frame centered at the Sun with 1 hour interval (May 2010 to December 2020)*
* Format of data 1 and 2 (given in the header part):
    column  1: Time in UTC (YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS)
    column  2: Days from 2010 May 22, 00:00:00(UTC)
    column  3: Akatsuki-X (km)
    column  4: Akatsuki-Y (km)
    column  5: Akatsuki-Z (km)
    column  6: Earth-X (km)
    column  7: Earth-Y (km)
    column  8: Earth-Z (km)
    column  9: Venus-X (km)
    column 10: Venus-Y (km)
    column 11: Venus-Z (km)
 

Last Modified: 29 June 2016