NROL-37: pre-launch elements

From: Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2016 14:46:18 -0400
The launch is now scheduled for 19:05 UTC.

http://spaceflightnow.com/2016/06/08/d374_journal/

Below are estimated orbital elements, based on launch at 19:05 UTC. Epoch corresponds to the approximate end of a burn.

SECO 1                                                   190 X 244 km
1 77799U 77799A   16161.80402547  .00656932  00000-0  21234-3 0    02
2 77799  28.7000   7.2819 0040859  90.0000  38.0000 16.22456322    04

SECO 2                                                 212 X 35809 km
1 77799U 77799A   16161.81281254  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    07
2 77799  26.5000   7.2133 7298000 180.0000   0.0000  2.28000000    07

SECO 3                                               35746 X 35830 km
1 77799U 77799A   16162.03150458  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    03
2 77799   5.0000   7.1315 0010000 180.1373 179.8600  1.00270000    08

Allow for cross-track errors of at least several degrees, and time errors of several minutes.

My original message contains a bit more information on the payload, that may be of interest to observers.

http://satobs.org/seesat/Jun-2016/0032.html

Ted Molczan


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