Updated Polar elsets

Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Mon, 05 Apr 1999 15:00:10 -0600

MIke provided the following:

>Status From: 0000  03/18/99 (077) Status To: 0000  03/25/99 (084)
>                       Orbital Information
> Parameter	Value		Parameter		Value
> Epoch (GMT): 19990324.114505   Mean Anomaly:	    39.480457
> SMA (Km):   34696.2641		True Anomaly:       122.369172
> Eccentricity: 0.67605616       Latitude:           0.0000
> Inclination: 85.665501         Longitude:         17.088706
> RAAN:        14.873870        Period (Hrs):      17.8662104
> Argument of
> Perigee:    237.630828        Beta Angle:        78.186691
> 
Polar  (Updated)
1 23802U 96013A   99083.11450500  .00000008  00000-0  00000-0 0  2787
2 23802  85.6655  14.8739 6760561 237.6308  39.4805  1.34331789 15240
96013A  (latest from IOG)
1 23802U 96013A   98329.30217211 -.00000033 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 02824
2 23802 085.9593 016.3734 6683714 242.9038 033.7184 01.34591123013631

Possible error in mean motion:  I divided the 17.866 hr period into
24 hours to get the mean motion in the first elset.  That may not be
correct.  If anyone can provide the correct mean motion, please do
so along with the technique. 

Ron Lee