Terriers/Mublcom Orbit Data

Keith Stein (kstein@erols.com)
Fri, 02 Apr 1999 12:38:15 -0500

Terriers/Mublcom Pre-launch Orbit Data

Launch scheduled for Saturday, April 17, 0505Z.

                                    SECO-3           TERRIERS S/C SEP
PERIOD (MIN):                       94.600           95.660
INCLINATION (DEG):                  97.740           97.750
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.007450         0.000080
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6877.3491        6928.6277
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          345.980          276.900
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         330.900          330.890
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 179.360          253.140
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:09:16.000    000:10:31.000
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  000:10:31.000    003:10:31.000
HEIGHT (KM):                        555.8568         555.9710
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           14.48N           9.819N
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          233.17E          232.196E
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   187.988          187.859

                                    ADAPTER CONE     MUBLCOM S/C
PERIOD (MIN):                       97.750           100.340
INCLINATION (DEG):                  97.750           97.750
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.000170         0.000120
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               7029.1825        7152.8048
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          246.760          33.170
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         330.890          330.930
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 287.050          328.880
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:11:31.000    001:02:44.000
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  001:02:44.000    004:02:44.000
HEIGHT (KM):                        656.0863         779.5756
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           6.07N            1.918N
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          231.42E          37.544E
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   187.788          352.251

                                    SECO-4 HAPS
PERIOD (MIN):                       95.620
INCLINATION (DEG):                  97.080
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.022810
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6926.6961
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          216.420
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         332.260
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 262.510
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:001:34:16.000
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  004:34:16.000
HEIGHT (KM):                        586.5641
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           62.87N
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          225.18E
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   195.614

Keith Stein, Editor (kstein@kingpublishing.com)
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