SATOBS ML (remote), 17 Oct 2015: 2013-070B (Chang'e 3 rb)

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 16:53:54 +0200
39459 13 070B   9331 G 20151017125107000 17 75 0122114-193309 56 I+157 01
39459 13 070B   9331 G 20151017125914000 17 75 0122120-193321 56 I+163 01

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0.51-meter F/6.3 Dall-Kirkham + CCD + Astrometrica + UCAC4
Warrumbungle Obs., NSW, Australia   31.27517 S, 149.19453 E, 552 m ASL
What these numbers mean: http://www.satobs.org/position/IODformat.html
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A session with the 0.51-meter telescope of MPC Q65 Warrumbungle, Australia, cut
short by clouds. 2013-070B (the CZ-3C rb of the Chinese Chang'e 3 Lunar mission) 
was at a distance of about 461 100 km (1.2 Lunar Distance) at the time of 
observation.

Updated elements:


Perigee 2015 Sep 15.296421 TT =  7:06:50 (JD 2457280.796421)
Epoch 2015 Sep 14.0 TT;                  Find_Orb

M  333.65604              (2000.0)
n  20.32052197     Peri.   47.28445
a  287065.013km    Node   136.73242
e  0.8205109       Incl.   23.63544
P  17.72 days      q    51525.0329 km   Q 522604.994 km

Chang'e 3 rb                                        51525 x 522604 km
1 39459U 13070B   15257.00000000  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    03
2 39459  23.6338 136.9489 8211885  47.0536 333.9902  0.05565343    05

 From 40 observations 2015 Sep 7 - Oct 17; mean residual 0".289.


Same observations as above, but in MPC format:

2013-070B     C2015 10 17.53550 01 22 11.44 -19 19 51.2          15.7 R      Q65
2013-070B     C2015 10 17.54113 01 22 12.00 -19 19 55.7          16.3 R      Q65

- Marco

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Dr Marco Langbroek  -  SatTrackCam Leiden, the Netherlands.
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Cospar 4353 (Leiden):   52.15412 N, 4.49081 E (WGS84), +0 m ASL
Cospar 4355 (Cronesteyn): 52.13878 N, 4.49937 E (WGS84), -2 m ASL
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