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Voyager Trajectory Elements for SE

26 Jul 2019 12:48

First you will need the Voyager models from this pak (Thanks to Doctor of Space).
Download it and put it in the SpaceEngine\addons folder.
2nd put the VoyagerProbesPositions.pak in the SpaceEngine\addons folder.
Start SE and choose Voyager01 or Voyager02 from the Ctrl+F3 Spacecrafts\Other Menu. Press G to go to it and then press Ctrl+ \ to reset to current time. Enjoy the view:
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Trajectory data were obtained from Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Hyperbolic Orbital Elements page. They are rather old but if anyone can find a more recent set, please be my guest and I'll be more than happy to update them :) .
 
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29 Jul 2019 06:08

You can get up to date data here https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/horizons.cgi#results

Change Ephemerides to orbital elements, go to target body and select spacecraft and then Voyager1, Voyager2. 


Then you get an output like this:

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30 Jul 2019 14:04

Thanks delt4, !
Although the difference doesn't look significant from far away, it actually is: I superimposed both data in SE and Voyager 1 was separated from its old self by 12+ light minutes so more than 1 AU and Voyager 2 around 10+ light minutes again more than 1 AU :o.
I include the new data here. Place them in SpaceEngine\addons folder.
PS: I am not going to be updating the data because it hurts my eyes and I am generally not very careful so I leave them here as is. It is easy to update them however - it is just tedious :| ...

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31 Aug 2019 20:55

For some reason that last pak file doesn't work in 0.9.9.0.

I do have an updated probes pak with pbr effects though.
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02 Sep 2019 12:05

DoctorOfSpace wrote:
Source of the post For some reason that last pak file doesn't work in 0.9.9.0

Huh? It worked fine for me back in ~ 30 july (or around that date). I have not checked again since then & after latest mini patches.
DoctorOfSpace wrote:
Source of the post I do have an updated probes pak with pbr effects though.

So this pak works or is it just the elements pak that has the issue?
 
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02 Sep 2019 16:19

the location for both Voyager probes is sitting just next to the sun, the pak doesnt matter. 
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03 Sep 2019 05:48

DoctorOfSpace wrote:
Source of the post the location for both Voyager probes is sitting just next to the sun, the pak doesnt matter.

If you have the line 'Type "ControllableGame"' in the .sss file, change it, for example to 'Type "StaticGame"'.
With me, all objects that have this line end up near the sun.
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03 Sep 2019 12:47

It works fine for me:
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I am not using your updated PBR probes pack though - but I'd be interested to try it if you don't mind and would like to share it :)
 
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30 Nov 2020 14:15

Hello, I am a French teacher and we are currently working on the Voyager probes odyssey. Is there a way in Space Engine to go back in time and take the probe away? I would like to be able to follow the probe throughout its course and then show the animation to my students.
 
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05 Dec 2020 08:11

Not entirely sure if you can make the probe invisible by going back in time right now, maybe in a future update
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23 Nov 2021 05:27

N0B0DY wrote:
Primero necesitará los modelos Voyager de este paquete (gracias a Doctor of Space).
Descárguelo y colóquelo en la carpeta SpaceEngine \ addons.
Segundo, coloque VoyagerProbesPositions.pak en la carpeta SpaceEngine \ addons.
Inicie SE y elija Voyager01 o Voyager02 desde Ctrl + F3 Spacecrafts \ Other Menu. Presione G para ir a él y luego presione Ctrl + \ para restablecer la hora actual. Disfrute de la vista:
[spoiler] Image[/ spoiler] Los
datos de trayectoria se obtuvieron de la página de elementos orbitales hiperbólicos del Laboratorio de propulsión a chorro de la NASA . Son bastante antiguos, pero si alguien puede encontrar un conjunto más reciente, por favor sea mi invitado y estaré más que feliz de actualizarlos :).

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