Re: KH 11-8 (88-99A) (19625)

Rainer Kracht (R.Kracht@t-online.de)
Mon, 8 Apr 96 00:23 +0100

>Date: Sun, 7 Apr 1996 13:23:18 -0500
>From: Mike McCants <mike@comshare.com>
>Subject: Re: KH 11-8 (88-99A) (19625)


>1 19625U 88 99  A 96 96.84017058 0.00010000  00000-0  11674-3 0    06
>2 19625  97.8600 159.8045 0530000 356.6120   3.3879 14.75000000    05
>
>Of course the mean motions given here are simply a guess and could
>be in error by more than 0.01 revolutions/day.  But I hope the second
>elset may provide guidance for the search.
>
>Mike McCants
>mike@comshare.com

The second elset provided very good guidance for the search. I found
88-99A at 19:37:14.53 UTC 0.05 deg below rho Boo, only 63 seconds late
with the second elset!
My second observation at 21:15:59.16 is uncertain by +/- 0.5 seconds.

    2
   53.7695   -9.6626       30.    Rainer Kracht    5005
   55.9486    3.1383      141.    Russell Eberst   2420
KH 11-8       
1 19625U 88 99  A 96 96.84017058  .00011254  00000-0  12138-3 0    04
2 19625  97.9312 159.9388 0540100 356.5234   3.4131 14.74274346    01
  2 96  4  5 20 24  3.4  14 31.72  32.819 1950 1
  2 96  4  5 20 25 25.1  17 56.53  54.686 1950 1
  2 96  4  5 20 25 58.7  19 18.60  54.321 1950 1
  1 96  4  7 19 37 34.7  14 32.00  30.333 2000 1    (mag 2.5)
  1 96  4  7 21 15 59.2   4 25.80  31.360 2000 .5   (mag 6)
  00

 2 96 2024  3.4    .0 14 31.74 32.828 14 31.72 32.819 -.005 -.009  .010
 2 96 2025 25.1    .0 17 56.52 54.675 17 56.53 54.686  .002  .011  .012
 2 96 2025 58.7    .0 19 18.61 54.341 19 18.60 54.321 -.002 -.020  .021
 1 98 1937 34.7    .0 14 31.98 30.329 14 32.00 30.333  .005  .004  .006
 1 98 2115 59.2    .2  4 25.75 31.342  4 25.80 31.360  .010  .018  .020

ndot/2 is still inaccurate.


 Rainer Kracht  1996 Apr 07
 R.Kracht@t-online.de
 +9.6626E, +53.7695N, 9m