Decay watch: Catching up

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Thu Aug 07 2003 - 16:12:54 EDT

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    At long last, I have updated my Decay Watch page with the SCC notices,
    and my belated analyses, for all the decayers since I went AWOL in late-
    June. These include #11286, for which the following is a summary.
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    Object: #11286 = 79- 20 B = Intercosmos 19 Cosmos 3M rocket
    
    Notice prepared: 2003 Aug 7 19:10 UTC
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SCC        Aug  6 16:47     Aug  6 16:25 +-7m        37.0 S    40.0 W
    SatEvo     Aug  7 19:10     Aug  6 16:21 +-20m       22.1 S    45.6 W
    
    Final elset:
    In-Cosmos 19 r   7.4  2.4  0.0  5.5 v   10       132 x 121 km
    1 11286U 79020B   03218.64733945  .46515612  21827-5  25723-3 0  9303
    2 11286  73.9132 327.8058 0008366 254.8843 105.4524 16.54921570321631
    
    Note: I show this decaying in the vicinity of Sao Paulo, Brazil,
    following the southbound equator crossing on the above orbit.
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    Alan
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