Decay watch: Jun 9 (Meteor 1-2 r)

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Wed, 9 Jun 1999 23:04:56 +0100

Harro beat me to the punch on this one - looks good for N Europe (and
Jari)...
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Object: #4120 = 69- 84 B = Meteor 1-2 Vostok r 

Decay predictions:
Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
               UTC                UTC                  deg      deg

SatEvo     Jun  9 21:45     Jun 14 07:36 +-1d

Latest elset:
Meteor 1-2 r     3.8  2.6  0.0  5.1 v            229 x 223 km
1 04120U 69084B   99160.82741652  .01184740 -94023-6  74915-3 0  7722
2 04120  81.2020  98.4367 0004905 175.6015 184.5235 16.17679227624943

SatEvo prediction:
Meteor 1-2 r     3.8  2.6  0.0  5.1 v            228 x 221 km
1 04120U 69084B   99161.01294123  .01301978  76871-3  79412-3 0 97727
2 04120  81.2018  98.1864 0004825 174.8791 185.1257 16.18175724624970
Meteor 1-2 r     3.8  2.6  0.0  5.1 v            224 x 218 km
1 04120U 69084B   99161.50745349  .01433551  10578-2  79065-3 0 97720
2 04120  81.2013  97.5185 0004603 172.9511 187.0554 16.19524719625051
Meteor 1-2 r     3.8  2.6  0.0  5.1 v            220 x 214 km
1 04120U 69084B   99162.00153241  .01611427  13659-2  79238-3 0 97725
2 04120  81.2008  96.8497 0004363 171.0209 188.9869 16.21025408625132

Note: This enters eclipse while southbound near 52 deg N latitude around
00:30 local time. Eclipse exit occurs above Antarctica.
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Alan
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