Interball observations

Bjorn Gimle (bjorn.gimle@online.dextel.se)
06 Aug 1995 11:20:43 GMT

Sunday's opportunity to see Interball at close range 
(and receding) is a rare one, occurring only every 
four days, and about five hours earlier each time.
So, Thursdays pass will be possible from Japan (Aug.14 better?), 
the first US West coast evening pass will be Aug.17, US East 
coast Aug.21, and the next European evening pass on Aug.25.

This may be an excellent opportunity to test your observing skills,
finding the satellite at a moderate range and watch it become 
fainter and slower as it rises from the South! 
Alas, I seem to be getting thunderstorms tonight, and 
possibly up to the #22808, #23585, and #05147 decays !

Beware of prediction uncertainty - the raid3.dat file contained four
elsets for Interball, three newer than the one in the OIG database !

Interball tail probe, set 4
1 23632U 95039A   95215.05103009  .00000250  00000-0  10000-4 0    41
2 23632  63.8152 259.6734 9329660 314.5658   1.9211  0.26358353    05
Interball tail probe, set 3
1 23632U 95039A   95215.05102934  .00000250  00000-0  10000-4 0    36
2 23632  63.8147 259.6751 9329340 314.5641   1.9208  0.26375850    02
Interball tail probe, set 2
1 23632U 95039A   95215.05103375  .00000251  00000-0  10000-4 0    26
2 23632  63.8158 259.6737 9330492 314.5529   1.9211  0.26327119    02
Interball tail probe, set 1
1 23632U 95039A   95215.05103721  .00000252  00000-0  10000-4 0    11
2 23632  63.8240 259.6684 9332704 314.5662   1.9243  0.26200872    02

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