Re: TLE with future epoch

From: wkitty42--- via Seesat-l <>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:03:29 -0400
On 04/28/2017 12:37 PM, Dr. T.S. Kelso via Seesat-l wrote:
> Hi Simone,
> As Cees points out, JSpOC does this regularly. We do track this on CelesTrak at, if you ever want to see which TLEs are involved. We have seen some with epochs almost 30 days in the future. We track this because it can cause problems for certain groups of our users.  - TS

can you please give a quick explanation of what the "Age" tag on LINE 0 of the 
TLEs at the above URL denotes? for example, the first LINE 0 has "Age = 
-1.32"... does that mean that it is 1.32 days in the future?

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