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SOIT: Satellite Overpass Identification Tool

Hatcher, Simon; Ahmed, Ashfaq; Kim, Minki; Wilhelmus, Monica M.

The Satellite Overpass Identification Tool (SOIT) is a Python program for identifying the daytime overpass time of the Aqua and Terra satellites closest to a point of interest for a given range of dates. Using Skyfield (an existing Python orbital mechanics package) and Space-Track.org (an online source of satellite data), the program determines the precise overpass times for Aqua and Terra. The algorithm can be easily modified to retrieve data for other satellites.

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