Decay watch: 2000 Aug 18

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Fri Aug 18 2000 - 14:48:32 PDT

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    The following is taken from my decay Watch page at 
            http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/dkwatch/
    where you can also find predicted elsets...
    
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    Object: #21538 = 91- 46 E = Gorizont 32 aux motor
    
    Notice prepared: 2000 Aug 18 20:45 UTC
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    
    SpaceCom   Aug 18 19:14     Aug 21 18:00 +-2d        46.3 N    33.2 E
    
    SatEvo     Aug 18 20:45     Aug 21 22:23 +-1d
    
    Latest elset:
    Gorizont 32 aux motor                            1111 x 124 km
    1 21538U 91046E   00231.41986387  .17424495  94166-5  90888-3 0  3639
    2 21538  46.5521 208.9145 0705735  19.8673 342.7640 14.83856270127217
    
    This enters eclipse while near northern apex in the evening sky and
    leaves eclipse while southbound near 4 deg S before dawn.
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    Object: #26361 = 00- 25 B = GPS 2R-4 Delta 2 r1
    
    Notice prepared: 2000 Aug 18 21:00 UTC
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    
    SpaceCom   (not yet predicted)
    
    SatEvo     Aug 18 21:00     Aug 23 16:50 +-1.4d
    
    Latest elset:
    GPS 2R-4 Delta 2 r1                              423 x 163 km
    1 26361U 00025B   00231.38533039  .02327249  37033-5  77646-3 0  1912
    2 26361  37.6147 191.7944 0195194 237.8221 120.3480 15.93333786 14862
    
    Eclipse entry occurs near northern apex in the evening and it exits the
    Earth's shadow while southbound near 29 deg S in the morning.
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    Alan
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