Decay watch: 2000 Aug 14

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Mon Aug 14 2000 - 13:44:54 PDT

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    See http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/dkwatch/ for updated
    predictions and elsets for the two current decayers:
    
    #13967 = 83- 25 D = Molniya 1-57 r2
    
    Current decay estimate:
       SpaceCom: Aug 16 06:41 +-1d         9.3 N   160.4 E
       SatEvo:   Aug 16 13:26 +-13h
    
    Latest elset:
    Molniya 1-57 r2                                  936 x 99 km
    1 13967U 83025D   00227.58137369  .15009750  76108-5  23093-3 0    60
    2 13967  62.2739  56.1448 0607467 298.8325  55.3072 15.16189561150722
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    #24321 = 96- 56 C = GPS 2-27 Delta 2 r2
    
    Current decay estimate:
       SpaceCom: Aug 15 09:51 +-15h       34.7 N   134.3 E
       SatEvo:   Aug 15 14:30 +-8h        20.5 N   112.6 E
    
    Latest elset:
    GPS 2-27 Delta 2 r2                              679 x 126 km
    1 24321U 96056C   00227.32085278  .18892958  17174-5  83778-3 0  7645
    2 24321  34.7825 155.7523 0407956  77.6348 287.4704 15.54820161 85971
    
    The uncertainty is still several hours, but I show this decaying
    southbound near Hong Kong, en route to the Philippines.
    
    
    Alan
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