OBS July 5 1999

James Nix (nixj@bellsouth.net)
Tue, 06 Jul 1999 02:11:44 -0500

Obs July 5, 1999

IOD:
23908 96 029C   8935 G 19990705044144090 27 25 1259606+562217 58 S+060 10       
23862 96 029D   8935 G 19990705044145740 27 25 1259569+562215 58 S+060 10       
23936 96 029E   8935 G 19990705044150620 27 25 1300526+562226 58 S+060 10       

Mike pointed out that the obs of these from July 3, were 4 secs early, I did
not notice at the time, I checked for errors and found none.  The obs above
are also early C) 3.51 secs D) 3.66  E) 2.78.  There are also cross 
track differences of approximately 5 arc minutes for each from prediction, 
elsets used below:

NOSS 2-3 (C)
1 23908U 96029C   99127.09486447  .00000025  00000-0  45591-4 0    06
2 23908  63.4270  18.9163 0017000 342.0174  17.9826 13.40307088    00
NOSS 2-3 (D)
1 23862U 96029D   99127.09485372  .00000025  00000-0  45576-4 0    04
2 23862  63.4250  19.0292 0020000  24.8583 335.1417 13.40306475    05
NOSS 2-3 (E)
1 23936U 96029E   99129.10938132  .00000025  00000-0  45591-4 0    04
2 23936  63.4280  13.9373 0017000  24.9447 335.0553 13.40307134    02



Iridium 15 -5.0 flare off Mars and Spica on time and a nice sight.

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