Upcoming close-encounters

ROB MATSON (ROBERT.D.MATSON@cpmx.saic.com)
19 Aug 1997 19:12:46 -0800

Here are a few upcoming close encounters between satellite pairs:

Target satellite: #23954
Name: GPS 2-26 r1
Perigee:   460.51 km   Apogee:   560.08 km
Velocity at perigee:  7.6621 km/sec

   Date     UTC Time   Norad Satellite Name     Range (km) NdAng EphAge
 8/20/1997 10:59:31.10 16110 Cosmos 1689            1.0     81.4  +1.12



Target satellite: #23704
Name: Cosmos 2322
Perigee:   848.61 km   Apogee:   854.41 km
Velocity at perigee:  7.4282 km/sec

   Date     UTC Time   Norad Satellite Name     Range (km) NdAng EphAge
 8/20/1997 16:26:40.82 11962 Meteor 2-6             1.2    111.6  +1.10



Target satellite: #23465
Name: FAISAT 1
Perigee:   967.27 km   Apogee:  1020.95 km
Velocity at perigee:  7.3799 km/sec
Satellites in range: 2890

   Date     UTC Time   Norad Satellite Name     Range (km) NdAng EphAge
 8/22/1997  1:32:01.62 11804 Cosmos 1181 R/B        1.8    145.7  +2.47