Interbol 2

Bjoern Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Sat, 24 Aug 1996 00:56:35 +0200 (MET DST)

I created two fictitious elset to find out where Interbol 2 could be seen.
(There were no perigee arguments, or orbit insertion times in the Stu 
Huston mail, and I didn't succeed in connecting to  
http://www.iki.rssi.ru/interball.html  yet)

It should have morning visibility in the northern hemisphere - if
AOP is 30 -90 degrees it would be over a small latitude range,
in my first elset over a large area.

The intended RAAN requires a launch around 05:30 UT, if apex is
to be over Plesetsk. The second orbit assumes a direkt insertion
into the HEO, the first one a perigee kick near South America.

Here is my guesswork:

Interball 2  Aug.29 Nodal Period     5.9 hours
1 96000U          96242.69900000  .00000004  00000-0  24382-3 0    10
2 96000  62.8000   8.3000 5900207 270.0000 270.0000  4.066000000   10
Interball 2  Aug.29 Nodal Period     5.9 hours
1 96001U          96242.66000000  .00000004  00000-0  24382-3 0    10
2 96001  62.8000   8.3000 5900207  90.0000 270.0000  4.066000000   10

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