Ephemeris file issue?

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Ephemeris file issue?

by alaroy » Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:52 am America/New_York

Has there been a more permanent solution to the planetary ephemeris issue described here?

https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/forum/oceancolor/topic_show.pl?tid=12848

When does the updated ephemeris file at https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ocssw/de200.eos end? I want to proactively upgrade our OCSSW installations before it runs out and causes an outage.

Thank you!
-Andrew L.

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Ephemeris file issue?

by OB.DAAC - SeanBailey » Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:25 am America/New_York

The solution can be permanent, as the ephemeris made available goes until after the spacecraft would naturally deorbit :wink:

However, the next release of SeaDAS will include an updated SDPTK library, which includes the ephtobin code with the fix to generate a binary version of the ephemeris that also will work well into the future.  (the same code I modified similarly to generate the version we made available). 

Sean

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