Re: Ekran at last

From: JAY RESPLER (jrespler@superlink.net)
Date: Thu Apr 12 2001 - 00:08:42 PDT

  • Next message: Barhorst L.J.C.: "Re: Ekran at last"

    Barhorst L.J.C. wrote:
    > In the second TLE for Ekran 21 the epoch is obviousily wrong. The TLEnumber
    > is higher while the epochdate is before that of TLE#7.
    > >EKRAN 21
    > >1 26736U 01014A   01099.43967926 -.00000099  00000-0  00000+0 0    17
    > >2 26736  47.9572 260.5505 7039165   0.5049 359.7483  2.24416905   127
    > >EKRAN 21
    > >1 26736U 01014A   01098.89835065 -.00000045  00000-0  00000+0 0    48
    > >2 26736   1.8174 260.4420 0162225 192.1647 145.3614  0.98034764    97
    
    I think the 7 is just a check sum #. That would make 1 and 4 the 
    TLE #, and 12 and 9 the orbit #. Could someone who normally works
    with TLEs confirm?
    
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    Jay Respler
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