Adding Satellite Elements from a Local File

Created by Alexander Wolf on on 2013-12-13
Keywords:
satellites

This may be a way to share Satellite Elements among various
 users on various systems without less use of the sometimes
 scarce bandwidth of Elements servers, or of supplying
 elements not available from some servers.

Format your file in TLE format, similar to

    http://celestrak.com/NORAD/elements/visual.txt

(A detailed description is in:
     http://celestrak.com/NORAD/documentation/tle-fmt.asp
 )
 Use a browser to navigate to this file with a URL with the scheme
 "file:///...". Copy that URL and paste it into the Configuration
 dialog at "Configuration->Plugins->Satellites->Configure->Sources".
 Click on "Settings->Update now". "Save settings as default".