Decay watch: 2003 April 20

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Sun Apr 20 2003 - 05:13:49 EDT

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     From my updated Decay Watch page:
    
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    Object: #27708 = 03- 11 B = Molniya 1T Platform
    
    Notice prepared: 2003 Apr 20 09:00 UTC
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    
    SCC        Apr 20 05:49     Apr 23 16:00 +-2d        48.5 N   140.1 E
    SatEvo     Apr 20 09:00     Apr 24 11:17 +-1.3d
    
    Latest elset:
    Molniya 1-92Pl   3.0  2.0  0.0  6.0 d    6       369 x 167 km
    1 27708U 03011B   03110.24304235  .02792495  80259-5  10261-2 0   773
    2 27708  62.8436  99.3843 0151877 120.4092 241.2194 16.02313152  2861
    
    SatEvo prediction: See my Decay Watch page.
    
    Note: This enters eclipse on the approach to northern apex at 63 deg N
    at about 22:30 local time. Eclipse exit occurs southbound near 8 deg S
    at 05:00 local time.
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    Alan
    -- 
    Alan Pickup / COSPAR 2707:  55.8968N   3.1989W   +208m   (WGS84 datum)
    Edinburgh  / SatEvo Home Page:   http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/
    Scotland  / Decay Watch: http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/dkwatch/
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