SATOBS Paul Camilleri (Pt II): Mentor 7 off position?

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 15:06:12 +0100
The following object was imaged yesterday by Paul Camilleri, measured by me.

It is likely Mentor 7 (2016-036A), but considerably off (5.5 deg) from 1-month
old elements integrated to today.

00000 00 000X   8600 F 20170311100015300 17 75 0356058+126470 56
00000 00 000X   8600 F 20170311100529300 17 75 0401278+127040 56
00000 00 000X   8600 F 20170311101059100 17 75 0407060+127590 56

If this is Mentor 7, these are a few wild guesses for the orbit (the first with
Mean Motion fixed at 1.0027, the second by fitting a circular drifting orbit):

Mentor 7

1 71584U 16036A   17070.21849298 0.00000000  00000-0  00000+0 0    08
2 71584   7.3692 352.9531 0070000  82.5169 278.2804  1.00270000    08

1 81584U 16036A   17070.22116635 0.00000000  00000-0  00000+0 0    01
2 81584   7.3652 353.4526 0000870 259.2142 100.7786  1.01900000    02

But anything goes with such a short arc.

- Marco


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