Re: TRMM a bit late

Wed, 23 Dec 1998 01:08:05 -0500

Mark Hanning-Lee wrote:
> These are pretty good, but a bit late; has the orbit been trimmed
> recently? Or would you say that's in the normal range of aging of TLEs?
> In general, how late can a sat be before it's newsworthy ;-)?

Why not use the TIM feature in Quicksat?  If the sat is within that
range, it can be considered normal.

For most sats, it's not necessary to report time discrepancies.
Do report on new, classified, decaying and maneuvering sats.

Jay Respler
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