Updated elements

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Fri May 22 2009 - 17:31:34 UTC

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    David Brierley, Russell Eberst, Marco Langbroek, Mike McCants, Pierre Neirinck,
    Alberto Rango, Greg Roberts, Peter Wakelin, Mike Waterman, Brad Young, and I,
    contributed observations used to determine one or more of the following element
    sets.
    
    SDS 2-4                                                615 X 39746 km
    1 23945U 96038A   09141.91609852  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    07
    2 23945  63.7603 223.4209 7366936 252.3324  21.1212  2.00570946    05
    Arc 20090519.98-0521.99 WRMS resid 0.004 totl 0.003 xtrk
    
    USA 186                                                 259 X 1009 km
    1 28888U 05042A   09142.12951676  .00003229  00000-0  30575-4 0    01
    2 28888  97.8886 205.4228 0535222 248.0676 106.2837 14.77627634    01
    Arc 20090517.8-0522.14 WRMS resid 0.020 totl 0.008 xtrk
    
    USA 202                                              35739 X 35858 km
    1 33490U 09001A   09141.14587107  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    00
    2 33490   2.8657 340.1921 0014161  98.6207 261.2234  1.00233973    02
    Arc 20090519.86-0521.98 WRMS resid 0.001 totl 0.001 xtrk
    
    USA 202 appears to have reversed course again; it drifted west 0.143 deg/d
    during the observational arc. On May 21 UTC, it passed 48.55 E.
    
    STSS-ATRR                                                864 X 876 km
    1 34903U 09023A   09142.18802395  .00000016  00000-0  10000-4 0    00
    2 34903  98.9299 240.1909 0008716 189.5751 170.5252 14.06064587    03
    Arc 20090512.95-0522.2 WRMS resid 0.030 totl 0.011 xtrk
    
    STSS-ATRR r                                              161 X 814 km
    1 34904U 09023B   09142.21957975  .00353891  00000-0  20752-3 0    06
    2 34904 112.5297 263.6277 0475298 291.5238  63.5897 15.25535170    09
    Arc 20090521.18-0522.23 WRMS resid 0.021 totl 0.010 xtrk
    
    08628A                                                2425 X 37938 km
    1 90081U 08628A   09141.95591944  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    06
    2 90081  62.7093 175.5913 6685558 277.0211  16.9494  2.00566530    01
    Arc 20090419.1-05220 WRMS resid 0.008 totl 0.006 xtrk
    
    The above fits the data well, but I suspect the mean motion is incorrect.
    
    Ted Molczan
    
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