Re: Starshine 3, anybody know where it is???

From: Jim Nix (nixj@bellsouth.net)
Date: Sun Sep 30 2001 - 17:31:18 EDT

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    Hi,
    
        I couldn't locate the elset at OIG until after I posted my note.  With so many pre-launch elsets
    ...........oh well, somebody knows where it is.  Now, to figure out how bright it is.........
    
    Best
    
    Jim
    
    
    
    Daniel Deak wrote:
    
    > Hello Jim and list,
    >
    > The elset you used was for a launch at 01:00 UT on Sept. 20. It was good for any
    > day after that, as long as the launch time was still 01:00. If not you only had
    > to correct the time of pass but the trajectory in Az/El would stay the same. I
    > guess that's what you did.
    >
    > Yesterday, I posted this revised predicted TLE for launch at 02:40 UT :
    >
    > STARSHINE 3
    > 1 90004U 01042D   01273.20023559  .00001694  00000-0  54654-4 0    11
    > 2 90004  67.0499 118.5800 0005594 254.2442 326.7804 15.31914967    16
    >
    > There is only a 14 seconds time difference for a predicted pass today at 23:15
    > UT from my place compared with this OIG elset :
    >
    > STARSHINE 3
    > 1 26929U 01043A   01273.42133989  .00024889  00000-0  81734-3 0    20
    > 2 26929  67.0555 117.9102 0004960 219.4654 140.5664 15.31517941    35
    >
    > It will be interesting to watch the change in magnitude of the flashes as it
    > gets into a lower and lower orbit month after month.
    >
    > I have a pass at the above mentioned time. Will wait for it.
    >
    > Dan
    >
    > --
    > Daniel Deak
    > representant, projet spatial Starshine
    > Drummondville, Quebec
    >
    > COSPAR site 1746 : 45.8537N, 72.4857W, 90 m., UTC-4:00
    >
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