Re: Video of Mentor 2 = what the heck is wrong here

From: Marco Langbroek (
Date: Mon Sep 24 2012 - 14:04:35 UTC

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    Op 24-9-2012 15:43, Greg Roberts schreef:
    > Hi
    > Just my 1cents worth - I ONLY use the integrated elsets for prediction the
    > geosats.
    Me too.
    > Invariably the satellite is then pretty close to where predicted, even
    > if months later. Using CLASSFD.TLE will give you an incorrect position so the
    > moral is - only use the integrated tle.
    Depending on when the last observations of the object were conducted, 
    differences between the unintegrated classfd.tle elements and Mike's integrated 
    elements from his daily inttles file can be several degrees in position.
    - Marco
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