Re: Delta 3/ Galaxy 10 Prelaunch Elset

Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Wed, 26 Aug 1998 07:02:14 -0600

I would suggest a +/- 5 minute observing time and +/- one degree
in crosstrack to allow for uncertainties.   

Ron




At 06:11 PM 8/25/98 -0600, you wrote:
>Galaxy 10, 27 Aug 98, 00:48 UT, Delta 3
>1 91111U 980XX A  98239.05821759  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    12
>2 91111  27.5000 159.7468 7401530 178.0100   7.0360  2.16300000    15
>
>This assumes a 00:48 UT launch on 27 Aug 98.   At spacecraft separation
>the elset is about 1 minute LATE.  Once I get confirmation
>of the launch time I will update the elset.  Thanks to Keith Stein for the
>orbital parameters.   Folks in South Africa should have a chance to see
>the depletion burn at about 40 minutes to 45 minutes after launch.
>
>Ron Lee
>
>