USA 236 search elements

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Thu Mar 14 2013 - 19:15:58 UTC

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    USA 236, which is an SDS spacecraft, was last seen at its checkout location, near 30.3 W, by Greg Roberts, on 2013 Mar
    02 UTC. On Mar 10 UTC he found that it was no longer there. On Mar 13 UTC, Peter Wakelin found it near 15 W.
    
    Its rate of drift must be at least 1.4 deg/d east, but could be much greater, depending on when it manoeuvred. I offer
    this guess, based on 2 deg/d east:
    
    1 70000U          13072.31981281  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    06
    2 70000   4.3893 270.9587 0002469  78.6989 280.9926  1.00830000    00
    
    Ted Molczan
    
    
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