SkyTrack Color Options
The SkyTrack is probably the best way to make a visual sighting of a satellite. With its track of the satellite across the sky with the stars as they would appear at the time, the SkyTrack is an excellent tool to make observations.
SkyTrack has its default set of color options for the six components that are displayed. However, you have the choice to use the defaults or choose your own.
When printing the SkyTrack,
it will be helpful to use the "B/W" button to make the display more
black and white and printer-friendly. In this case, all components are
made black with only the sky, or space, white. Selecting the "Default"
button will select the default colors once again.
If using the SkyTrack outside, selecting
the "Night" button will display the image with black objects on a red background.
If using the SkyTrack outside, selecting the "Night" button will display the image with black objects on a red background.
Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 09/23/2011