Re: NOAA9 vs. NOAA17

From: Robert Oler (cvn65vf94@msn.com)
Date: Sun Jun 30 2002 - 00:25:10 EDT

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    I saw this as well on the tracking program (still track all the NOAA's...) 
    anyway I think that STSPLUS can figure out the distance.  Tomorrow I'll take 
    a run at it.
    
    Robert
    
    
    >From: "Kevin Fetter" <kevin_fetter@hotmail.com>
    >To: SeeSat-L@satobs.org
    >Subject: Re: NOAA9 vs. NOAA17
    >Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 01:56:15 +0000
    >
    >Here' the output from satellite tool kit, for around the times they were
    >closest. At around 19:34 UTC they were are the minimum seperation.
    >
    >Time (UTCG)                 Radial (km)    In-Track (km)
    >Cross-Track(km) Range (km)
    >
    >29 Jun 2002 19:35:00.00     -27.249746       -41.786117          100.284499
    >    112.007182
    >29 Jun 2002 19:36:00.00     -25.940390       -39.577553           87.779704
    >     99.722429
    >29 Jun 2002 19:37:00.00     -24.659678       -37.528531           74.937532
    >     87.362028
    >29 Jun 2002 19:38:00.00     -23.413961       -35.635337           61.807451
    >     75.088293
    >29 Jun 2002 19:39:00.00     -22.209241       -33.893461           48.439998
    >     63.154180
    >29 Jun 2002 19:40:00.00     -21.051127       -32.297643           34.886586
    >     51.993861
    >29 Jun 2002 19:41:00.00     -19.944794       -30.841925           21.199310
    >     42.407899
    >29 Jun 2002 19:42:00.00     -18.894948       -29.519709            7.430753
    >     35.828039
    >29 Jun 2002 19:43:00.00     -17.905798       -28.323820           -6.366212
    >     34.108431
    >29 Jun 2002 19:44:00.00     -16.981034       -27.246569          -20.138623
    >     37.898485
    >29 Jun 2002 19:45:00.00     -16.123809       -26.279823          -33.833620
    >     45.774667
    >29 Jun 2002 19:46:00.00     -15.336734       -25.415068          -47.398647
    >     55.926495
    >29 Jun 2002 19:47:00.00     -14.621871       -24.643488          -60.781649
    >     67.197541
    >29 Jun 2002 19:48:00.00     -13.980740       -23.956022          -73.931263
    >     78.963180
    >29 Jun 2002 19:49:00.00     -13.414328       -23.343444          -86.797013
    >     90.876741
    >29 Jun 2002 19:50:00.00     -12.923106       -22.796420          -99.329502
    >    102.727958
    >
    >Kevin
    >
    >From: "Dale Ireland" <direland@drdale.com>
    >To: "Seesat-l" <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    >Subject: NOAA9 vs. NOAA17
    >Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 17:03:59 -0700
    >
    >The new NOAA17 is in an orbit almost identical to NOAA9. Today they flew in
    >formation and passed each other slowly around 1900UT. They are still quite
    >close. I wonder if anyone's tracking program can tell the minimum
    >separation.
    >
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    Robert Oler WB5MZO Houston TX
    
    
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