Re: Orbit from José Ruiz Gomez' observations

From: Björn Gimle via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:15:39 +0200
That's great, Alberto !

From my latitude, I may have to wait about 2-3 weeks before it is dark
enough.

I am very busy today, but will recompute tomorrow.

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Björn Gimle, COSPAR 5919
59.2617 N, 18.6169 E, 51 m
Satellite observation formats described:
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2016-07-27 10:25 GMT+02:00 alberto rango <alberto.rango_at_tin.it>:

> Hi Bjorn and José.
>
> here is the result of my obs of IGS 02 20160718 made this morning at 4641
> (south of Italy).
> Following your elset 162000.1598 , I had a predicted culmination 02:14:25
> 37°/072°.
> Nice sat almost steady + 4.5 just before culmination. Flashing F'ff,
> 4.5(6.5)(6.5)->I after
> culmination , period 2.09 seconds average of 34 major flashes.
>
> 29293 06 037A   4641 F 20160727021142060 17 25 0325060+090048 28
> 29393 06 037A   4641 F 20160727021158310 17 25 0345220+193857 58
> 20393 06 037A   4641 F 20160727021302540 17 25 0626400+582647 38
>
> It was early about 2 min 05 sec.
>
> Visual, bino  12X60.
>
> 4641  41°.1067N  016°.9008E  35 mt.
>
> Ciao,
>
> Alberto
>
> ........
>
>
>
>
> José continues to observe this object, from the orbits I have computed
> from some of his (difficult) photos. I used only some of his July photos
> this time - see below.
> The entire period from May 22 has not produced any surprises, and the 2s
> flasher has been found many times. But ElObsEnt.exe still wouldn't converge
> on longer intervals.
> Call the object what you wish - it was very close to the evolution of
> Mike's last elset 15223. CalSky had a (predicted decay) elset 2-3 months
> later. Anyway this is still some real object.
>
> IGS O2 20160718
> 1 29393U 06037A   16200.15983147  .00052718  00000-0  28148-3 0    01
> 2 29393  97.6283 357.3739 0012603 155.0859 205.4123 15.80220036    09
>
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