Decay watch: 2003 August 22

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Fri Aug 22 2003 - 15:25:33 EDT

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    Decay notices are being posted for an auxiliary motor from the Express
    4A launch. The following is a summary from my Decay Watch page.
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    Object: #27447 = 02- 29 E = Express 4A aux motor
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SCC        Aug 22 16:04     Aug 24 15:50 +-1d        45.0 N   119.4 E
    SatEvo     Aug 22 19:10     Aug 24 14:09 +-16h
    
    Latest elset:
    Express 4A aux motor                             1496 x 114 km
    1 27447U 02029E   03234.51546708  .24472226  88789-5  93006-3 0  7448
    2 27447  46.3841 267.4774 0961921  13.0275 349.3503 14.26121768 19976
    
    SatEvo prediction: See Decay Watch page.
    
    Note: This enters eclipse northbound at a height of ~190 km near
    12 deg S latitude in the evening. Eclipse exit occurs just after
    northern apex at 46 deg N near 600 km at ~02:30 local time.
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    Alan
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