Iridium, SeaStar and new object #24911

Bjoern Gimle (bjorn@tt-tech.se)
Tue, 26 Aug 1997 17:01:05 +0200

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SeaStar has moved up to 590 * 573 km:

SeaStar / OrbView 2                              590 x 573
1 24883U 97037A   97238.25378661 -.00000600  00000-0 -48500-4 0   482
2 24883  98.2137 335.6922 0012521 239.9423 120.0524 14.95320728  3806

Shadow entry - you don't want to know !;
exit at 56N, NB, 23:15 local time, 600 km above oblate Earth.

A piece of a Delta rocket) has been added at OIG. The latest SatSit
lists only pieces A, E, J, K, L in similar orbits.
Radar Cross Sections 0.11 - 1.48 (A) m2.

The latest set =                               23249 x 561
1 24911U 81070M   97238.15487810  .00000186  00000-0  53547-3 0    23
2 24911  88.6282 119.7192 6204654 129.0289 304.9149  3.51179521   702

Shadow entry: 48N, Southbound, 21:30 local time, 570 km
exit: 30S, SB, 21:40 local time, 3900 km.

For the latest bunch of Iridiums, this is the most
recent set in the OIG TLE dAta base:
Iridium 24                                       561 x 544
1 24905U 97043C   97238.45294752 -.00149993  00000-0 -10853-1 0   266
2 24905  86.6961  38.6919 0012380 214.1945 145.8439 15.04803427   811




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SeaStar has moved up to 590 * 573 km:

SeaStar / OrbView 2                              590 x 573
1 24883U 97037A   97238.25378661 -.00000600  00000-0 -48500-4 0   482
2 24883  98.2137 335.6922 0012521 239.9423 120.0524 14.95320728  3806

Shadow entry - you don't want to know !;
exit at 56N, NB, 23:15 local time, 600 km above oblate Earth.

A piece of a Delta rocket) has been added at OIG. The latest SatSit
lists only pieces A, E, J, K, L in similar orbits.
Radar Cross Sections 0.11 - 1.48 (A) m2.

The latest set =                               23249 x 561
1 24911U 81070M   97238.15487810  .00000186  00000-0  53547-3 0    23
2 24911  88.6282 119.7192 6204654 129.0289 304.9149  3.51179521   702

Shadow entry: 48N, Southbound, 21:30 local time, 570 km
exit: 30S, SB, 21:40 local time, 3900 km.

For the latest bunch of Iridiums, this is the most
recent set in the OIG TLE dAta base:
Iridium 24                                       561 x 544
1 24905U 97043C   97238.45294752 -.00149993  00000-0 -10853-1 0   266
2 24905  86.6961  38.6919 0012380 214.1945 145.8439 15.04803427   811
 
 
 

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