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I'm working on planetary gravity field and I'd like to use th UTDF tracking data of LRO for the computation of the s/c orbit and gravity field computation. However, I sued to use the ODF format for the Doppler and range data files and I don't know how to handle UTDF.


The 2 formats seem closed but do someone know how to transform UTDF 2 ODF or have a tool to read UTDF format ?


thanks in advance




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First of all, were you unable to find enough information in the documentation? Try looking at these files:

1. the tracking data description in http://pds-geosciences.wustl.edu/lro/lro-l-rss-1-tracking-v1/lrors_0001/document/lro_desc_trk.txt

2. the description of the columns in the binary table in http://pds-geosciences.wustl.edu/lro/lro-l-rss-1-tracking-v1/lrors_0001/label/lro_trk.fmt

3. the archive Software Interface Specification document in http://pds-geosciences.wustl.edu/lro/lro-l-rss-1-tracking-v1/lrors_0001/document/lrors_arch_sis.pdf


If this doesn't help, let me know and I'll see if I can find someone who can answer your questions.


Susie Slavney

PDS Geosciences Node


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