Explosion (?) of Kosmos-1869

Agapov Vladimir (avm@kiam1.rssi.ru)
Fri, 5 Dec 1997 11:03:43 +0300 (MSK)

U.S. SpaceCom via NASA had notified Russian space surveillance and debris
studying community about another break-up event of Russian object.
Kosmos-1869 (Okean-O1 #2, 'O1' here is combination of the letter 'O' and
digit '1') had exploded on Nov 27 resulting with at least 20 trackable pieces.
Here is early TLEs for fragments of the event.

Best regards,
    Vladimir Agapov.
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1 80165U 87062    97331.70714730  .00000804  00000-0  10000-3 0    15
2 80165  82.5118  96.0800 0011154 109.4701 250.8494 14.81328096    08
1 80165U 87062    97331.70622306  .00620937  00000-0  75129-1 0    30
2 80165  82.5172  96.0760 0011417 113.9868 241.4062 14.81373334    01
1 80165U 87062    97332.37060257  .00001250  00000-0  10000-3 0    13
2 80165  82.4828  95.4537 0058577 348.3803  11.5867 14.97995580    03
1 80165U 87062    97332.37060620  .00001243  00000-0  10000-3 0    20
2 80165  82.5002  95.4441 0053716   8.0914 352.1060 14.97980505    05
1 80166U 87062    97331.30183902  .00000804  00000-0  10000-3 0    13
2 80166  82.5150  96.4515 0010605 105.8584 254.3760 14.81335752    03
1 80166U 87062    97332.38079470 -.00018208  00000-0 -23405-2 0    39
2 80166  82.5109  95.4404 0015171 118.0503 232.5156 14.81314171   158
1 80166U 87062    97332.65281812  .00000804  00000-0  10000-3 0    44
2 80166  82.5112  95.1893 0011228 108.8428 251.4187 14.81324534   195
1 80166U 87062    97336.90837633  .00001260  00000-0  15837-3 0    55
2 80166  82.5130  91.2116 0011424  95.1533 265.0986 14.81333940   833
1 80167U 87062    97331.70285624  .05918984  00000-0  48425+0 0    12
2 80167  82.5080  96.0908 0027860  43.5134 316.7652 14.93656900    05
1 80167U 87062    97332.37137298  .07111587  00000-0  48232+0 0    33
2 80167  82.4444  95.3886 0037585  13.9351 346.2205 15.00721246   100
1 80167U 87062    97332.63785730  .08389903  00000-0  52097+0 0    47
2 80167  82.4582  95.1531 0036803 356.0610   4.0153 15.04090399   146
1 80167U 87062    97333.36662661  .15095636  00000-0  58837+0 0    71
2 80167  82.4828  94.4522 0048296 358.2708   1.8458 15.18207266   255
1 80167U 87062    97333.82602750  .37728429  00000-0  75520+0 0    81
2 80167  82.4170  93.9892 0060206 341.7886  20.6424 15.36625477   326
1 80167U 87062    97333.82602750  .00003840  00000-0  10000-3 0    91
2 80167  82.4170  93.9892 0060206 341.7886  20.6424 15.36625477   326
1 80167U 87062    97333.82557121  .00003834  00000-0  10000-3 0   107
2 80167  82.4766  93.9171 0064373 325.5194  34.6488 15.36307678   323
1 80168U 87062    97332.04487553  .00056120  00000-0  71245-2 0    15
2 80168  82.5130  95.7562 0011438 109.0427 251.2046 14.81347052    03
1 80168U 87062    97331.76859920  .03542857  00000-0  27049+0 0    14
2 80168  82.5172  96.0027 0039501  32.2002 328.1620 14.97097413    08
1 80168U 87062    97331.76859920  .03542857  00000-0  27049+0 0    25
2 80168  82.5172  96.0027 0039501  32.2002 328.1620 14.97097413    08
1 80169U 87062    97332.03748739  .00997955  00000-0  88271-1 0    17
2 80169  82.5208  95.7843 0027054  22.7034 337.5244 14.93201626    05
1 80169U 87062    97332.03752430  .00923093  00000-0  82228-1 0    30
2 80169  82.5196  95.7826 0026604  24.2353 336.2123 14.93148065    02
1 80169U 87062    97332.84127781  .00888809  00000-0  76997-1 0    46
2 80169  82.5040  94.9917 0024708  34.6601 325.1803 14.94385770   128
1 80170U 87062    97331.83697456  .00001043  00000-0  10000-3 0    16
2 80170  82.5166  95.9665 0038421  55.1695 305.3128 14.91585594    08
1 80170U 87062    97332.37420750  .00043336  00000-0  42305-2 0    32
2 80170  82.5174  95.4585 0037712  52.3138 311.2839 14.91667090    81
1 80171U 87062    97331.83621402  .00001252  00000-0  10000-3 0    17
2 80171  82.4869  95.9020 0024493 349.1501  10.8464 14.99191506    04
1 80171U 87062    97332.37018067  .00001293  00000-0  10000-3 0    20
2 80171  82.4687  95.4286 0059583   8.4686 351.2309 14.99242452    83
1 80172U 87062    97331.83541859  .00653984  00000-0  47978-1 0    12
2 80172  82.4143  96.0738 0077657  25.3685 335.1589 14.98835501    04
1 80172U 87062    97332.36944629  .00418215  00000-0  30738-1 0    26
2 80172  82.5007  95.4601 0075576  19.8756 340.5298 14.99148611    86
1 80172U 87062    97332.76989169  .00593967  00000-0  42547-1 0    49
2 80172  82.4919  95.0741 0074468  28.9703 331.9681 14.99760601   146
1 80173U 87062    97332.36747061  .04107633  00000-0  21193+0 0    13
2 80173  82.4704  95.4303 0067544 339.8494  20.0070 15.10122467    04
1 80173U 87062    97332.36747061  .04107633  00000-0  21193+0 0    24
2 80173  82.4704  95.4303 0067544 339.8494  20.0070 15.10122467    04
1 80174U 87062    97332.77803074  .00057143  00000-0  57779-2 0    14
2 80174  82.5004  95.0164 0002704  51.6657 308.5285 14.90720439    09
1 80175U 87062    97332.36795425  .02522944  00000-0  16154+0 0    17
2 80175  82.4538  95.4382 0063917  10.8743 349.3837 15.03033194    09
1 80176U 87062    97337.70929423  .00000578  00000-0  67156-4 0    13
2 80176  82.5135  90.4540 0022330  91.9429 268.4440 14.83479398    08
1 80177U 87062    97332.76813549  .00638337  00000-0  41490-1 0    16
2 80177  82.2115  95.5010 0083480  22.0226 338.4550 15.02675114    01
1 80178U 87062    97334.74800761  .01178465  00000-0  67400-1 0    10
2 80178  82.1167  80.6465 0155406 142.0138 219.2821 15.00182839    02
1 80179U 87062    97336.89998741  .00059081  00000-0  70101-2 0    19
2 80179  82.5103  91.2231 0043560  40.1391 320.3209 14.83510808    07
1 80180U 87062    97337.64184095  .00004964  00000-0  59845-3 0    17
2 80180  82.5190  90.5215 0022617  94.1400 266.2437 14.83485550    05
1 80181U 87062    97337.57439721  .00003984  00000-0  48007-3 0    18
2 80181  82.5105  90.5718 0021075  87.7217 272.6648 14.83487356    02
1 80501U          97332.37143185  .05703847  00000-0  39750+0 0    11
2 80501  82.4878  95.4514 0029733  35.8832 324.4999 15.00128358 26409
1 80502U          97332.38262979  .00001123  00000-0  14082-3 0    14
2 80502  82.5104  95.4399 0011160 106.4071 253.8871 14.81325340 18918
1 80503U          97332.37027473  .05981411  00000-0  39452+0 0    18
2 80503  82.5038  95.4410 0036697  20.3392 339.9899 15.01866389145633
1 80504U          97332.30365733  .05467174  00000-0  37486+0 0    16
2 80504  82.4945  95.5070 0028261   2.3177 357.8681 15.00990467145577
1 80504U 87062    97332.76936933  .05582464  00000-0  34203+0 0    20
2 80504  82.4680  95.0439 0035092  16.1546 341.9368 15.05043111145633
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