Updated USA 245 and OTV 4 elements

From: Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2015 10:38:04 -0400
The following elements are based on observations by Cees Bassa, Kevin Fetter and Alberto Rango.

USA 245                                                 267 X 1022 km
1 39232U 13043A   15152.81157693  .00007997  00000-0  89262-4 0    00
2 39232  97.9155 216.0469 0537308 264.5025  89.4699 14.74254797    00
Arc 20150529.09-0601.82 WRMS resid 0.019 totl 0.011 xtrk

The following elements are based on observations by Greg Roberts and Mike McCants.

OTV 4                                                    312 X 325 km
1 40651U 15025A   15153.41113187  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    03
2 40651  38.0218 255.0262 0009791   9.5017 350.5955 15.85156401    08
Arc 20150527.72-0602.42 WRMS resid 0.020 totl 0.020 xtrk

Mike observed it this morning, running 27 s late relative ~6 day old elements. Apparently, the spacecraft has been
making frequent small orbit manoeuvres to counter the effects of drag, similar to those made on the first three
missions.

Ted Molczan


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