Updated 96072A elements - 13 Jan

Ted Molczan (molczan@fox.nstn.ca)
Mon, 13 Jan 1997 11:37:34 -0500

I produced this update using 10 points from 9-13 January:

USA 129         15.0  3.0  0.0  5.1 v
1 24680U 96072  A 97 13.49044444  .00014624  00000-0  15787-3 0    08
2 24680  97.8700  79.0290 0549074  88.6157 242.9855 14.72329904    00

Here are the details of the obs, and the residuals from Elcor:

date
hhmm:ss.ss
north latitude, deg
east longitude, deg
AMSL, metres
RA, decimal hours, 2000.0
Dec, decimal deg,  2000.0
weighting factor, 0 to 1

Obs 13
1997 jan 09 1127:47.01 -31.125556 149.11444 390 12.413333 -58.083333 1
Obs 14
1997 jan 09 1130:57.00 -38.374400 144.8136    5 08.750000 -14.150000 1
Obs 15
1997 jan 09 1131:11.00 -31.125556 149.11444 390 09.331667 -42.016667 .3
Obs 16
1997 jan 09 1310:15.60 -34.970000 138.65170 150 03.645000 -09.816667 1
Obs 17
1997 jan 10 1158:51.00 -38.274400 145.04000   5 07.983333 -24.516667 0.1
Obs 19
1997 jan 11 1225:13.02 -31.125556 149.11444 390 21.566667 -82.683333 1
Obs 20
1997 jan 11 1226:58.07 -31.125556 149.11444 390 02.483333 -65.633333 1
Obs 21
1997 jan 11 2036:18.10 -33.942400  18.51320  10 08.155000 -52.566667 1
Obs 22
1997 jan 12 1117:18.50 -38.374400 144.8136    5 09.266667 -11.983333 .5
Obs 23
1997 jan 13 1146:14.40 -34.970000 138.65170 150 09.328333 -11.666667 1


Residuals:
Obs 13                  0.0007
Obs 14                  0.0011
Obs 15                  0.0035
Obs 16                  0.0039
Obs 17                  0.0074
Obs 19                  0.0018
Obs 20                  0.0036
Obs 21                  0.0005
Obs 22                  0.0043
Obs 23                  0.0015

RMS 0.0012

BSTAR [1.5788e-004]:
inclination [97.8700]:
R.A. Asc. Node [79.0290]:
eccentricity [0.0549074]:
arg of perigee [88.6157]:
quasi mean anomaly [331.6012]:
mean motion [14.72329904]:
mean anomaly 242.9855

Ted Molczan