Updated Soyuz EFG vector; manoeuvres

Agapov Vladimir (avm@kiam1.rssi.ru)
Mon, 10 Feb 1997 19:26:00 +0300

Here is updated orbital vector after processing of measurements on 1st and
2nd orbits. Use VEC2TLE to convert it from EFG into TLE.

EFG - true equator, true equinox of date

Orbit     #1
Vector date   10 Feb 1997
Vector time   14:18:19.48 UTC
X, km         376.8798
Y, km        4120.476
Z, km        5089.195
Vx, km/s     -7.453922
Vy, km/s     -0.3752209
Vz, km/s      0.8594215

Parameters of this orbit:

Nodal period    88.634 min
Inclination     51.636 deg
Hmin            191.98 km
Hmax            249.59 km


Nominal manoeuvres:

1st at 17:46:34 UTC, dV=24.02 m/sec, t=57.2 sec
2nd at 18:37:28 UTC, dV=20.60 m/sec, t=48.7 sec

Nominal EFG vector after the 2nd manoeuvre:

Orbit          #4
Vector date    10 Feb 1997
Vector time    18:38:16.727
X, km          4863.667
Y, km         -1458.041
Z, km          4276.208
Vx, km/sec    -1.122972
Vy, km/sec     6.523404
Vz, km/sec     3.44954

Best regards,
  Vladimir Agapov.