Decay watch: 2002 December 5

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Thu Dec 05 2002 - 15:52:53 EST

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    The following, including the first decay notice for the Integral rocket, 
    is taken from my updated Decay Watch page. See the page for predicted 
    elsets.
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    Object: #17131 = 86- 19 AA = Spot 1 rocket deb AA
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SCC        Dec  5 07:01     Dec  8 06:12 +-2d        30.5 S    67.2 E
    SatEvo     Dec  5 20:35     Dec  8 09:01 +-18h
    
    Latest elset:
    Spot 1 r AA      2.6  0.0  0.0  6.3 d  2.9       287 x 275 km
    1 17131U 86019AA  02339.73610936  .02692609  00000-0  59928-2 0  4252
    2 17131  97.8837  57.7654 0009315 310.7831  49.3236 15.97754169718380
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    Object: #22658 = 93- 32 B = GPS 2-20 Delta 2 rocket
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SCC        Dec  4 10:27     Dec  7 20:06 +-2d         7.6 N    34.8 W
    SatEvo     Dec  5 20:40     Dec  9 00:58 +-1d
    
    Latest elset:
    GPS 2-20 r1      5.9  2.4  0.0  5.0 v   13       228 x 222 km
    1 22658U 93032B   02339.68804209  .01743640  00000-0  97747-3 0  6870
    2 22658  21.9099 340.4713 0004958   3.6454 356.4347 16.17974256526097
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    Object: #27541 = 02- 48 B = Integral Proton rocket
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SCC        Dec  4 20:55     Dec  8 20:24 +-2d         1.8 N   171.6 E
    SatEvo     Dec  5 20:25     Dec  9 07:35 +-1.1d
    
    Latest elset:
    Integral r1      6.0  2.5  0.0  4.0 d   20       285 x 162 km
    1 27541U 02048B   02339.78134979  .02053092  00000-0  44637-3 0  1202
    2 27541  51.5434 209.8289 0092991 275.6660  83.3218 16.18611876  7819
    
    Note: This enters eclipse while southbound near 41 deg N in the
    evening sky and leaves eclipse as it approaches southern apex near
    51 deg S at ~02:30 local time.
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    Alan
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    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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