Re: Upcoming decayers

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Sun Apr 21 2002 - 18:05:20 EDT

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    Paul J Henney <ph014a5309@blueyonder.co.uk> writes
    >Just observed passes of a pair of upcoming decayers ...two fast movers!
    >
    >Cosmos 1184, a Tselina ELINT satellite. Steady,  on a pass just below
    >alpha Bootes. Decay estimated on the 26th April
    >
    >
    >Coasmos 2388 r, about 6 degrees above alpha Lyrae, seemed to flare as it
    >reached culmination. Decay estimated on the 1st May.
    
    My current estimates are for both of these to decay on about April 28.
    However, further geomagnetic disturbances are expected imminently to 
    prove me wrong.
    
    Alan
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