Re: Cosmos 2321 decay TLEs

Bjoern Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Thu, 21 Aug 1997 07:31:04 +0200

Here are raw SatEvo evolutions from elset 705.
Elsets 701-705 are quite centered around Aug.20.63 as decay time

This would make a decay observation possible from Korea and 
southern Japan, with some luck.
The daylight part of the orbit is over the mid-Atlantic and
eastern Grewnland.

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        SatEvo v0.29
       by Alan Pickup
   alan@wingar.demon.co.uk
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Element evolution for object 95052A  

Predicted decay after    0.5876 days on date = 97233.6350 (1997 August 21)

 Uses Q-factor of 1.000000

Element set number = 1                           172 x 155 km
1 23676U 95052A   97233.04744375  .05708728  25740-1  33068-3 0 97056
2 23676  82.8937 142.8307 0012866 102.3618 257.7824 16.40907183105912
....
Element set number = 1                           161 x 148 km
1 23676U 95052A   97233.29114522  .08691628  66687-1  26597-3 0 97055
2 23676  82.8925 142.5553 0009843 101.3339 258.7766 16.44301073105959
Element set number = 1                           157 x 146 km
1 23676U 95052A   97233.35198255  .10130872  94204-1  25364-3 0 97056
2 23676  82.8922 142.4863 0008929 101.0765 259.0239 16.45441027105968
Element set number = 1                           153 x 143 km
1 23676U 95052A   97233.41277394  .12258146  14458+0  24387-3 0 97057
2 23676  82.8917 142.4173 0007912 100.8188 259.2702 16.46792618105977
Element set number = 1                           148 x 139 km
1 23676U 95052A   97233.47350964  .15773687  25416+0  23849-3 0 97051
2 23676  82.8912 142.3481 0006745 100.5608 259.5152 16.48474543105989
Element set number = 1                           141 x 134 km
1 23676U 95052A   97233.53417321  .22908675  58169+0  24321-3 0 97051
2 23676  82.8904 142.2788 0005329 100.3024 259.7577 16.50759795105998
Cosmos 2321 last orbit ?                         129 x 125 km
1 23676U 95052A   97233.59472886  .47692820  28459+1  29162-3 0 97051
2 23676  82.8893 142.2094 0003364 100.0433 259.9946 16.54626543106006

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