Re: SATOBS ML (4353), 31 May 2014: USA 161

From: Björn Gimle via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 31 May 2014 18:59:41 +0200
The third observation (003648000) is as I indicated less accurate in time.
The track exited from the FOV (as in the first image), but I wanted a
nother position, and just guessed a time. The satellite was steady and
bright, just got naturally fainter with decreasing S-O-S phase.


2014-05-31 15:41 GMT+02:00 Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>:

> ...
> Björn suspected was 01044A. Until now, I had rejected that hypothesis.
>
> 00000 14 612A   5919 E 20140422003614000 18 25 1402950+341689 55 S
> 00000 12 612A   5919 E 20140422003641000 18 25 1224356+521941 55 S
> 00000 12 612A   5919 E 20140422003648000 38 25 1201370+543641 55 S
> 00000 12 612A   5919 E 20140422003715000 18 25 0924699+595807 55 S
> 00000 12 612A   5919 E 20140422003725000 18 25 0838636+590516 55 S
>
> I have obtained the following approximate solution to Björn's and Marco's
> observations:
>
> USA 161                                                  411 X 425 km
> 1 26934U 01044A   14151.05316463  .00007977  00000-0  15000-3 0    05
> 2 26934  97.5160 287.4274 0010499 298.2537  61.7653 15.48511235    00
> Arc 20140422.03-0531.06 WRMS resid 0.055 totl 0.010 xtrk
>
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