Re: NROL-47 search elset and identity

From: wkitty42--- via Seesat-l <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2018 15:23:56 -0500
On 01/09/2018 12:11 PM, Allen Thomson via Seesat-l wrote:
> This is interestingly close to a retrograde version of the Tselina 2 71
> degree prograde orbits, which seem to exploit a 14th order resonance(*) to
> inhibit decay. Those with the resources to do so might want to keep an eye on
> this satellite and model its orbit to see if it does anything similar. >
> (*) Mike McCants has called this "longitude surfing", which is both amusing and accurate. :-)

wow! that phrase was made back in 1995 :)

unfortunately, the graphics included in that post are no available at the site as the followup post suggests... yeah, i know 
we can't go back and change URLs in old posts... but at least the uuencode of 
them is still available and viable... nice looking charts, they are :)

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