Re: Archiving Iridium element sets

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Sun, 2 Nov 1997 08:11:16 +0000

In message <3.0.32.19971102151151.007653b8@mail.camtech.com.au>, Tony
Beresford <starman@camtech.net.au> writes
>Has anybody being archiving copies of Iridium element sets.
>I have not, and Rob McNaught needs to check on Iridium 35
>location for October 11-12. As the orbit has only stabilized
>in the last 2 weeks current orbital elements are useless.

I'm attempting to keep every published elset on every unclassified
object.

October 11-12 were days 97284-97285. Here are Iridium 35's elsets around
this period...

Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            623 x 622 km
1 24968U 97056D   97283.96454411 -.04185769  00000-0 -59464+0 0   483
2 24968  86.6590  82.7841 0001212 160.7374 199.3796 14.82152461  2087
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            630 x 628 km
1 24968U 97056D   97284.16723384 -.04094547  00000-0 -60851+0 0   580
2 24968  86.6560  82.6955 0001090 136.4394 223.6535 14.80164844  2117
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            632 x 630 km
1 24968U 97056D   97284.23486175 -.04064421  00000-0 -61292+0 0   490
2 24968  86.6532  82.6686 0001443 161.9848 198.1330 14.79513530  2124
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            645 x 641 km
1 24968U 97056D   97284.57350869 -.04458924  00000-0 -72902+0 0   504
2 24968  86.6145  82.5067 0002446 158.5803 201.5586 14.75742008  2170
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            655 x 652 km
1 24968U 97056D   97284.91294228 -.04258823  00000-0 -74957+0 0   517
2 24968  86.5919  82.3417 0002341 126.5503 233.5854 14.72362525  2229
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            665 x 660 km
1 24968U 97056D   97285.18506572 -.04149453  00000-0 -77467+0 0   635
2 24968  86.5828  82.2297 0003892 114.2687 245.8507 14.69668172  2260
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            667 x 661 km
1 24968U 97056D   97285.25317746 -.04115800  00000-0 -77927+0 0   524
2 24968  86.5801  82.1988 0004160 121.9192 238.2240 14.69013435  2279
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            677 x 675 km
1 24968U 97056D   97285.59423984 -.04289593  00000-0 -88751+0 0   532
2 24968  86.5542  82.0458 0001153 156.8727 203.2446 14.65324669  2328
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            688 x 682 km
1 24968U 97056D   97285.86766581 -.04253914  00000-0 -93493+0 0   543
2 24968  86.5242  81.9046 0004696 150.4319 209.7139 14.62557237  2368
Iridium 35       3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            697 x 687 km
1 24968U 97056D   97286.07308038 -.04333342  00000-0 -10008-1 0   576
2 24968  86.5186  81.8138 0006829 165.8453 194.2876 14.60397435  2394

Alan
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