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To calculate the azimuth and elevation for your dish and the polarisation skew for your feed, fill in the form below, then click Locate satellite. The required dish settings are then displayed in the box at the bottom of the page.

Note: The dish settings are intended for guidance only when aligning your dish. Some fine-tuning may be required to obtain the best signal. Make sure that there are no obstructions or sources of interference which may degrade signal quality.


Your station details




Latitude:


  degrees  

  of equator


Longitude:
  degrees  

  of Greenwich meridian

Magnetic variation (optional):
  degrees  

  of your station



Satellite to locate




Satellite:




Longitude:

  degrees  

  of Greenwich meridian







Calculated dish settings




Azimuth:


  degrees from  

  North


Elevation:

  degrees from horizontal

Feed polarisation:


Feed skew:

  degrees

 


Correct azimuth for magnetic variation


Correct elevation for atmospheric refraction