Updated Vortex 6 elements

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Sun Jan 20 2013 - 14:49:28 UTC

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    Greg Roberts observed Vortex 6 (89035A / 19976) again last night. It was about 15 s early and nearly on-track, relative
    my 1.0041 rev/d estimated orbit. Here is a more accurate estimate, based on Greg's observations of Jan 18-19 UTC:
    
    Vortex 6                                             31642 X 39846 km
    1 19976U 89035A   13019.46865951  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    08
    2 19976   7.2075  14.1805 0973812 243.2189 106.4972  1.00426093    07
    Arc 20130118.86-0119.87 WRMS resid 0.004 totl 0.003 xtrk
    
    Vortex 6 was near 76.1 E, drifting east 0.55 deg/d. 
    
    I suspect it is being re-located, but cannot rule out that it has been or is in the process of being decommissioned.
    
    Ted Molczan
    
    
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