RE: TRMM TIP v TLE discrepancies?

From: Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:12:10 -0400
Paul Salanitri wrote:

> Latest Space-Track for TRMM has a quite precise entry prediction which
> seems about 12 hours earlier than what the same TLEs would indicate?
> Anyone else seeing this?

The Satana/Satevo result using the three TLEs ending at epoch 15166.763765 is Jun 16 03:05 UTC. On Jun 15 At 20:44 UTC,
Space Track reported Jun 16 03:50 UTC. I set the solar flux flag to 135.

Ted Molczan


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