RE: New GPS's element sets; Re: SL decays

Bjoern Gimle@tt-tech.se (Gimle@tt-tech.se")
Thu, 18 Jul 1996 12:52:19 +0200

Once again, a message sent yesterday ( MS-Mail :-(  ) has not appeared
on SeeSat-L :
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The following elsets for objects from the 960716 GPS launch
were added to the OIG database yesterday :

The latest set =                                 20311 x 192
1 23955U 96041C   96198.39191445  .00003045  99472-6  10000-3 0    21
2 23955  34.9945 100.6468 6049097 193.1560 138.6339  4.04834982    11
The latest set =                                 564 x 463
1 23954U 96041B   96198.53784355  .00002152  00000-0  10000-3 0    25
2 23954  35.2516  76.1737 0073805 154.6832 205.7489 15.17446075    72
The latest set =                                 20355 x 191
1 23953U 96041A   96198.39249773 -.00000527  99610-6  64109-5 0    36
2 23953  34.9947 100.6321 6054809 193.1713 138.5373  4.04057507    13

The SL-6 rocket may have decayed 960713 along the track N of Sapporo,
Japan
at about 08:53 UT before sunset, down to shadow entry N of the equator
over the Pacific at around 09:00

C*1172 SL-6(2) 5.0                               534 x 90
1 11762U 80028E   96195.09760930 +.39498144 +67146-5 +28997-3 0 01552
2 11762 061.5654 059.3415 0331781 249.2532 107.2820 15.86608310122837

The SL-12 aux rocket may decay around Aug.01, but predictions are
uncertain - see graph(s) in
http://www.algonet.se/~b_gimle/gif/23685n.gif

Luch 1 SL-12aux 7.0                              12317 x 116
1 23685U 95054F   96198.33879266  .10755405  19882-5  25378-2 0  2310
2 23685  46.7326 183.7243 4843887  88.2034 324.5099  6.14219074  6955


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