Re: CB Obs April 10/11, 2018; Fixed video

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:58:42 +0200
Op 12-4-2018 om 13:50 schreef C. Bassa via Seesat-l:
> Hi Ted,
> 
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 8:14 PM, Ted Molczan via Seesat-l
> <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
>> Cees, with only slight tweaks, your OTV 5 suspect correlates with Russell Eberst's bright OTV 5 suspect of 2017 Oct 03
>> UTC. I fit the following to your and Russell's obs:
> 
> That's great news. Note that this orbit also passes very close (within
> 2 deg longitude) from Cape Canaveral at the time of the OTV-5 launch.
> Looks like a pretty probable identification.


http://www.afspc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1297016/air-force-preparing-to-launch-fifth-orbital-test-vehicle-mission/

"The fifth OTV mission will also be launched into, and landed from, a higher
inclination orbit than prior missions to further expand the X-37B’s orbital
envelope"

So that fits too.

- Marco

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