Shubham PaulSamhita Ganguly
Published © GPL3+

Realtime Planet Tracking System and Trajectory Prediction

This project aims to make a system that can effectively track celestial bodies (such as planets ) with a fair amount of accuracy.

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Realtime Planet Tracking System and Trajectory Prediction

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560
Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560
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U-BLOX GPS Receiver ( NEO-6M )
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SparkFun IMU Breakout - MPU-9250
SparkFun IMU Breakout - MPU-9250
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RobotGeek 180 Degree Robot Servo
RobotGeek 180 Degree Robot Servo
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HS-785HB - Servo (3.5 Turns )
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Rotary potentiometer (generic)
Rotary potentiometer (generic)
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Pushbutton switch 12mm
SparkFun Pushbutton switch 12mm
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Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Code::Blocks

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering Rework Station

Story

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Schematics

RTPT - Schematic

Final Schematic of RTPT.You switch on everything and then turn the pot for planet selection and use the mode selector for trajectory mode or normal mode
Rtpt

RTPT Fritzing Project

Code

RTPT - Complete Software Integration

Just burn the code to your Arduino Mega more details at https://paulplusx.wordpress.com/2016/03/05/rtpts_sitrajec/

Credits

Shubham Paul

Shubham Paul

5 projects • 9 followers
Electronics Engineer | Embedded & Networking Hobbyist | Astrophysics Enthusiast | Otaku
Samhita Ganguly

Samhita Ganguly

5 projects • 7 followers
Thanks to kriswiner and Paul Schlyter.

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