strange iridium elset

Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Sat, 27 Sep 1997 06:28:46

The C piece is in an odd orbit if the numbers are correct

Iridium  96- 56 B                                559 x 542 km
1 24966U 97056B   97270.29817979  .00201526  00000-0  13714-1 0    18
2 24966  86.6775  88.6263 0012150 209.1421 150.9137 15.05263533    31
Iridium  96- 56 C                                809 x 292 km
1 24967U 97056C   97270.29819379  .05617681  12859-1  80913-1 0    14
2 24967  86.6556  88.9658 0373354 326.1167  29.4014 15.05375378    38

Ron Lee