predicted decay of 97 3B, Soyuz rocket

Mike McCants (mike@comshare.com)
Tue, 11 Feb 1997 23:57:13 -0600

I believe that the Soyuz rocket will decay
on Feb 12 about 21:30UT.

Here are lat, long predictions for times near decay:

 (nighttime)
 Hr Mn    Lat  Long East
 20 49   50.5   2.2
 20 50   49.4   8.1

 (daytime over the US)
 Hr Mn    Lat  Long West
 22  1   27.5 -99.1
 22  2   30.4 -96.0
 22  3   33.2 -92.7
 22  4   35.9 -89.2
 22  5   38.5 -85.5
 22  6   41.0 -81.4
 22  7   43.2 -77.1
 22  8   45.3 -72.4
 22  9   47.1 -67.3

 (nighttime)
 Hr Mn    Lat  Long East
 22 21   43.9   2.5
 22 22   41.7   6.9

Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net

1 24718U 97003B   97042.13570068 +.02401243 +12055-4 +65471-3 0    94
2 24718 051.6219 359.9581 0029783 076.1685 284.2697 16.25931317    95
1 24718U 97003B   97042.19715259  .02444265  12063-4  64966-3 0    91
2 24718  51.6210 359.6177 0029326  76.2476 284.1807 16.26248163   101
1 24718U 97003B   97042.62697362  .02786902  12125-4  60433-3 0   117
2 24718  51.6214 357.2299 0026061  78.4576 282.0417 16.28679503   171
1 24718U 97003B   97042.74962416  .02919288  12147-4  58645-3 0   127
2 24718  51.6184 356.5486 0025723  78.5683 281.8163 16.29489038   191
1 24718U 97003B   97042.87223593  .03332500  12170-4  61988-3 0   135
2 24718  51.6160 355.8643 0023605  80.7234 279.6698 16.30437262   211
1 24718U 97003B   97043.05600958  .04036213  12216-4  64998-3 0   149
2 24718  51.6169 354.8330 0022036  79.0020 281.3440 16.31975753   244
1 24718U 97003B   97043.11723098  .04261181  12227-4  64995-3 0   151
2 24718  51.6169 354.4917 0021447  81.3980 278.9625 16.32542339   256