RE: Unidentified Satellite

From: Bob Christy (rdc@zarya.info)
Date: Sat Oct 22 2005 - 18:14:43 EDT

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    Hello All
    
    There was a fundamental error in my calculation of an element set for the
    unidentified satellite.
    
    Paul Marsh reported his detailed radio Doppler measurements in British
    Summer Time (ie UK Daylight Saving). I used the times as if they were UTC -
    I should learn to read and digest!
    
    Taking this into account produces the following element set. It moves the
    argument of perigee and RAAN compared with the previous one. It is still
    based on an assumption of 63.4 degrees inclination.
    
    Unknown
    1 80000U 05000A   05274.44300000  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0  0003
    2 80000  63.4000 180.0000 6845094 265.0000  20.2719  2.00612984  0004
    
    Bob Christy
    
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