Re: OTV-5 manoeuvered?

From: Tristan Cools via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:28:28 +0200
Here's the picture I took last night of what I presume is OTV 5.   EXIF
data says 23h but this is wrong, its 22h because time settings were wrong
on the camera.

The brightest star at the left hand corner is Arcturus.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=103nWTQxVmc_EtOoX5eZ1RGzlaVtjYqzU

gr,
Tristan Cools


2018-04-20 15:53 GMT+02:00 Mike McCants via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>:

> Tristan Cools posted:
>
> >I think I saw it almost 8 minutes early at Bruges, Belgium yesterday April
> >19 2018.   Time of observation: 20h UTC.  I took a picture of it but I'm
> >almost sure it is OTV 5 !
>
> Assuming that the maneuver had taken place 24 hours earlier, I created
> a pseudo-observation for 8 minutes early to generate the following guess:
>
> OTV 5 guess
> 1 42932U 17052A   18109.82112174 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    03
> 2 42932  54.4928 103.5230 0008000 204.5387 155.4612 15.79951988    01
>
> Of course if the maneuver took place even less than 24 hours earlier,
> then the new mean motion would be even larger and it would be early
> even compared to this guess.
>
> Mike
>
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