Decay of #23685 (Luch 1 SL12 aux)

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Thu, 1 Aug 1996 21:59:01 +0100

The two latest OIG elsets for this object are:
Luch 1 SL-12aux
1 23685U 95054F   96214.65191159  .30564878  25785-4  60366-3 0  3132
2 23685  46.7231 151.4423 1042300 119.8172 251.0402 14.12312346  8399
Luch 1 SL-12aux
1 23685U 95054F   96214.65194205 1.09167551  00000-0  87695-4 0  3124
2 23685  47.2488 151.4207 1089692 120.8059 250.5320 14.16422414  9453

The former has an anomalously low ndot and would imply decay on August
3. Although the latter has an incorrect rev number, it is otherwise more
realistic and shows the object running 6 mins early with respect to the
predicted elsets I posted yesterday.

My latest calculations suggest decay at August 2.2 and yields the
following predicted elsets:
Luch 1 SL-12aux
1 23685U 95054F   96214.92717897  .99999999  10719+1  13866-2 0 93033
2 23685  46.6397 150.1456 0752662 121.5276 246.0411 14.85548999  8430
Luch 1 SL-12aux
1 23685U 95054F   96215.05925005  .99999999  29701+1  16903-2 0 93036
2 23685  46.6251 149.4599 0550826 122.2054 243.2531 15.34446039  8459

Alan
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