Re: "Encounter" #22285 and #17590

Kevin Fetter (kfetter@geocities.com)
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 09:52:38 -0500

At 07:04 AM 3/10/98 +0100, you wrote:
>
>The two Zenith-2 rockets, #17590 and #22285, are making joint passes
>today, closest around 1500 UT ? I am using a 386 temporarily,
>so I can't run COLA.
>Their RAAN's differ by 5 deg., so they can be real close only at apexes.
>
>Cosmos 2227 r   10.4  3.9  0.0  3.9 v
>1 22285U 92093B   98056.99603679 -.00000219 +00000-0 -90221-4 0 07461 
>2 22285 071.0171 234.8188 0002351 042.1821 317.9481 14.13949892265366 
>Cosmos 1833 r   10.4  3.9  0.0  3.9 v
>1 17590U 87027B   98056.94193892 +.00000037 +00000-0 +43028-4 0 07022 
>2 17590 070.9972 229.8735 0007057 252.5431 107.4942 14.15858499565686 
>
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>-- 59.2237N, 18.2286E, 44 m   http://www.algonet.se/~b_gimle --
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22285
1 22285U 92093B   98067.46631935 -.00000375  00000-0 -17231-3 0  7351
2 22285  71.0166 212.8917 0002871  15.0642 345.0553 14.13943305266842
17590
1 17590U 87027B   98065.91440937  .00000209  00000-0  13025-3 0  6948
2 17590  70.9963 211.0041 0006897 245.1266 114.9137 14.15865660566952

Using these elements and COLA, these two satellite's will be closest to
each other at 11:09:05.1 UTC at a distance of 10.9 KM.

Kevin