Decay watch: 2002 December 2

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Mon Dec 02 2002 - 16:22:55 EST

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     From my Decay Watch page:
    
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    Object: #27514 = 02- 41 B = Intelsat 906l Ariane 44L rocket
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SCC        Dec  2 18:06     Dec  4 14:35 +-1d         6.5 N    43.0 W
    SatEvo     Dec  2 20:50     Dec  4 16:26 +-18h
    
    Latest elset:
    Intelsat 906 Ariane 44L r                        2518 x 109 km
    1 27514U 02041B   02336.66971051  .41583455 -65361-4  17037-2 0  1897
    2 27514   6.8181 154.7738 1565933  35.2383 335.5190 12.87084941  4178
    
    SatEvo prediction: See Decay Watch page.
    
    Note: This enters eclipse while southbound near 6 deg S in the evening
    at a height (currently) of more than 2000 km. Eclipse exit occurs
    northbound near 2 deg S before dawn at a height of ~500 km.
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    Alan
    -- 
    Alan Pickup / COSPAR 2707:  55.8968N   3.1989W   +208m   (WGS84 datum)
    Edinburgh  / SatEvo & elsets:    http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/
    Scotland  / Decay Watch: http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/dkwatch/
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