Re: Search orbit/Finding the KHs after winter

Bjoern Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Thu, 6 Feb 1997 07:04:17 +0100 (MET)

>To: lschindler@lschindler.s-link.de (Lutz Schindler)
>From: b_gimle@algonet.se (Bjoern Gimle)
>Subject: Re: Search orbit
>Attachments: H:\HTML\ALGONET\GIF\22251.GIF;

In the notes on how to generate search orbits for KH satellites on
my Web page http://www.algonet.se/~b_gimle/lostfoun.htm
I already found one error (now corrected):

> Then generate copies, varying Epoch in increments of
>0.07, or Mean Anomaly by 36 degrees, to get predictions spaced by
>about 10 minutes. (you can choose smaller or larger increments,
>depending on your field-of-view, or satellite altitude).
>
0.07 in MM doesn't help much, as it is close to one orbit.
0.007 does approximate ten minutes.

Charts for #22251 and #19625 have been linked to the Web page.

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