Delta/Iridium MS10

Keith Stein (kstein@erols.com)
Thu, 27 Aug 1998 23:01:49

DELTA/IRIDIUM MS10 NOMINAL ORBITS

                                    SECO-1           SECO-2          
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             243/22:09:23.900 243/22:56:47.900
PERIOD (MIN):                       91.606           95.236        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  86.396           86.015         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.027454         0.000000        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6731.4676        6908.1414      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          186.608          188.858         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         11.375           11.355         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 347.484          172.013         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:11:09.900    000:58:33.900   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  003:00:00.000    003:00:00.000   
HEIGHT (KM):                        178.9030         536.2092      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           6.51N            0.750N        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          238.73E          47.294E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   176.375          3.983         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    243/22:09:23.900 243/22:56:47.900

                                    SV-1             SV-2            
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             243/23:00:44.000 243/23:10:44.000
PERIOD (MIN):                       95.207           94.980        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  86.014           86.011         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.000381         0.001550        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6906.7322        6895.7619      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          130.340          202.114         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         11.355           11.353         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 245.443          211.528         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:001:02:30.000    001:12:30.000   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  003:00:00.000    003:00:00.000   
HEIGHT (KM):                        535.2933         538.7688      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           15.68N           53.465N        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          47.37E           49.117E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   4.136            6.685         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    243/23:00:44.000 243/23:10:44.000

                                    SV-3             SV-4            
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             243/23:14:54.000 243/23:19:04.000
PERIOD (MIN):                       94.890           94.842        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  86.010           86.009         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.001895         0.001972        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6891.3757        6889.0931      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          226.044          248.227         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         11.351           11.348         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 203.337          196.889         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:001:16:40.000    001:20:50.000   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  003:00:00.000    003:00:00.000   
HEIGHT (KM):                        540.4151         540.8114      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           69.01N           83.675N        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          53.11E           80.407E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   11.147           38.928         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    243/23:14:54.000 243/23:19:04.000

                                    SV-5             SECO-3          
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             243/23:23:14.000 243/23:41:55.500
PERIOD (MIN):                       94.853           91.450        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  86.009           81.152         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.001722         0.026342        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6889.5849        6723.7965      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          269.536          353.490         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         11.345           12.124         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 191.312          177.870         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:001:25:00.000    001:43:41.500   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  003:00:00.000    003:00:00.000   
HEIGHT (KM):                        539.5383         528.2424      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           78.53N           8.359N        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          200.60E          215.395E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   159.618          171.064         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    243/23:23:14.000 243/23:41:55.500


Keith Stein

ISI Consulting
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