Vanguard 1, the sequel

patrick wiggins (w@apeleon.net)
Wed, 27 Aug 1997 18:03:10 -0700

Ron Lee wrote:
> 
> Patrick, if you can provide the time and position of the obs,
> ruling out other satellites is easier.
> 
> Ron

Hi, all!
	Ron has a good point.  Here's some additional data:

TLEs used:
Vanguard 1       0.2  0.0  0.0 10.3 v
1 00005U 58002B   97232.48923304  .00000292  00000-0  37658-3 0  2118
2 00005  34.2625 303.6767 1861128 344.7082  10.3879 10.81852085300757

Observing location:
112d 17' 41" W
 40d 38' 30" N
       1,311 m

Time of observation: 10:24:15 (+/-) UT

Date of observation: 27 AUG 97 UT

Location monitored:  00h 15.0'
                    +11d 11.6'

I hope this helps.

Clear skies!

Patrick  :-)

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