Re: Correct elset (Re: CRS-13 launch now 13 dec 16:24 UT)

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:23:24 +0100
Op 12-12-2017 om 20:17 schreef Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l:
> Op 12-12-2017 om 20:09 schreef Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l:
>>
>>
>> Verstuurd vanaf mijn iPad
>>
>>> Op 12 dec. 2017 om 19:17 heeft ronlee_at_pcisys.net het volgende geschreven:
>>>
>>> The SpaceX webcast site shows only seven hours between UTC and the
>>> 924 AM PST launch time when it should be eight hours so one or both
>>> of those times are incorrect.
>>
>> The SpaceX website says 8:46 PST, 16:46 UT.
> 
> 
> I misread, that was todays time. It indeed says 9:24 PST/16:24 UTT for December 13.
> 
> I think the 9:24 PST is a typo and should be 8:24 PST. The ISS orbital plane
> crossing shifts backward in time by ~22 min/day. 8:24 PST is 22 min earlier than
> the initial 8:46 PST.


The presskit states:  "11:24 a.m. EST, or 16:24 UTC", which is correct. So
clearly it is 16:24 UT and the 9:24 PST on the website is a typo.

http://www.spacex.com/sites/spacex/files/crs13presskit12_11.pdf

- Marco


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