TLEs: SeaStar / OrbView 2 raised again

Bjoern Gimle (bjorn@tt-tech.se)
Fri, 22 Aug 1997 15:13:15 +0200

#36 15.27 OrbView 2                               493 x 475 km
1 24883U 97037A   97233.88116011 -.04375591  00000-0  00000-0 0   368
2 24883  98.2719 331.0021 0012760 263.4458  76.9342 15.27324886  3146
#35 15.39
1 24883U 97037A   97233.23113523  .00003186  00000-0  83980-4 0   356
2 24883  98.2629 330.2546 0011855 253.5939 106.4001 15.39379534  3040

COLA gives 97233.428 as time of maneuvre.

   Date     UTC Time  Norad           Name  Range (km) NdAng EphAge
 8/21/1997 10:17:34.1 24883 #35 15.39           34.6     4.2  +0.20

I failed to see it at 97233.901 (#36 had not appeared), though I waited
for 17 minutes, which was more than enough.
I had to use '1-power' because I didn't make alternative predictions.


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