Decay watch Centaur R/B

Harro.Zimmer (
Wed, 16 Dec 1998 13:10:26 +0100

Evidently USSPACECOM has the same problems with the decay prediction of
1993-77B (SSC 22928) Centaur R/B  that we have. The last two ELSETs (UTC this 
morning) shows a somewhat irregular behavior. Their new forecast is now

                      Dec 17, 06:11 UTC +/- 14 hours

MPM and SGP4 prediction programs shows again an earlier reentry:
                      Dec 16, 17:40 UTC +/- 03 hours 


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