Re: Envisat & Activnyi

From: Björn Gimle \(TietoEnator\) (bjorn.gimle@tietotech.se)
Date: Tue Apr 16 2002 - 06:55:29 EDT

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    Cosmos 422 71046A #05238 is a better match in position and time (21:52:29)
    InterCosmos 24 (Activnyi) 89080A #20261 is a minute later at the 21:52:20
    position.
    
    Anti-parallell orbits:
    
    Cosmos 422                                       1004 x 983 km
    1 05238U 71046A   02104.79077608 +.00000093 +00000-0 +12709-3 0 04198
    2 05238 074.0171 002.3888 0014168 078.0434 282.2270 13.71771546546757
    Cosmos 1081 r    7.4  2.4  0.0  5.5 v   10       1690 x 1460 km
    1 11304U 79024J   02106.20792445 -.00000003  00000-0  10000-3 0  1151
    2 11304  74.0415 358.0075 0144231  75.6331 286.0667 12.24076425 31776
    Meteor 2-15      5.0  1.5  0.0  5.3 v  7.8       958 x 938 km
    1 17290U 87001A   02105.74060312  .00000129  00000-0  10136-3 0  5167
    2 17290  82.4671 351.8578 0014213  94.0798 266.1983 13.84612871771869
    In-Cosmos 24     4.0  0.0  0.0  5.3 d   13       2415 x 501 km
    1 20261U 89080A   02104.91656833 +.00001156 +00000-0 +35579-3 0 01092
    2 20261 082.5972 348.8560 1221207 233.6004 114.6341 12.51654012571430
    
    Parallell orbits:
    
    Landsat 3 Dlt 1 deb BU                           770 x 599 km
    1 12227U 78026BU  02105.69798561  .00007753  00000-0  13740-2 0  3988
    2 12227  98.7618 174.2948 0120889 179.6380 180.4947 14.62880899120227
    Lusat (OSCAR 19) 0.2  0.2  0.2 11.3 d 0.22       796 x 778 km
    1 20442U 90005G   02105.13337598  .00000610  00000-0  24516-3 0  7382
    2 20442  98.3822 172.7211 0013027  45.9032 314.3214 14.31500835638367
    Envisat-1                                        791 x 785 km
    1 27386U 02009A   02105.83246100  .00000778  00000-0  30487-3 0  2034
    2 27386  98.5532 173.7943 0000965  90.5906 269.5384 14.32253469  6555
    
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    ...
    
    > Observed Envisat through binoculars a few minutes ago, easy to spot and
    good
    > yellow/orange colour. About 40 seconds into the visible pass (approx
    > 21:52:20 UTC) another satellite crossed the field of view travelling in
    the
    > opposite direction and approx same track.
    >
    > 53.275 N   2.547 W
    
    
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