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Track Earth-orbiting satellites from your terminal

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Track orbiting objects (such as the International Space Station) in your terminal!

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Requires a terminal with 256 colors. A black background is highly recommended.

pip install termtrack
Usage: termtrack [OPTIONS] [SATELLITE]

  Shows a world map tracking SATELLITE. Valid values for SATELLITE are
  numbers from http://www.celestrak.com/NORAD/elements/master.asp (for
  your convenience, "iss" or "tiangong" are also allowed).

  Hotkeys:
      i       Toggle info panels
      q       Quit

Options:
  --apsides                 Draw apoapsis and periapsis markers
  -b, --body BODY           Which celestial body to draw: Earth, Moon or Mars
                            (defaults to Earth)
  -c, --crosshair           Draw crosshair around satellite location
  -f, --fps N               Frames per second (defaults to 1)
  -N, --no-night            Don't shade night side
  -o, --orbits N            Draw this many orbits ahead of the satellite
  -O, --observer 'LAT LON'  Space-separated latitude and longitude of an
                            observer; overrides IP-geolocation
  -r, --orbit-res [/]N      Set distance of orbit markers: 'N' means N
                            minutes, '/N' means 1/Nth of orbital period
                            (defaults to /70)
  -T, --no-topo             Disable rendering of topographical features
  -Y, --no-you              Don't auto-detect your location as observer
  --version                 Show version and exit
  --help                    Show this message and exit

Credit goes to vain/asciiworld for inspiration.


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