Re: NEAR Earth Swing-By

Ron Lee (
Sat, 10 Jan 1998 23:52:18 -0700

At 05:22 PM 1/10/98 -0600, you wrote:
>I have reviewed the large QuickTime movie of the NEAR spacecraft
>Earth Swing-By sun glint maneuvers and come up with the following
>timeline.  The times are from 6:25 to 6:48UT Jan. 23.
>Mike McCants

This may be a common problem. Supposedly Randy's Skysat handle the cartesian
vectors provided for NEAR.   If someone comes up with a way to generate
RA/DEC for the NEAR flyby...and is willing to generate said positions for coordinates are 104.5614 W, 38,9478 N, 2073 m, UT -7  (MST)

Ron Lee