Re: OCS

From: Björn Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Date: Wed Feb 02 2000 - 22:53:33 PST

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    > I have heard so mich about the JAWSAT mission recently. From Heavens-Above, I 
    > have managed to see the Optical Calibration Sphere. But H. Above posts no 
    > Jawsat views for my location. Are the different objects (OCS, JAWSAT, 
    > Minotaur r/b) in different orbits? Or are the others fainter than the OCS? 
    
    The Minotaur rocket should be easy, though I have missed it three times (!)
    But all other objects are faint, except Í have seen a bright flash from
    one of them.
    They are in very similar orbits, as can be  seen from the prediction below.
    
     0/ 2/ 3    6:25:59 263 33 26066 ASUSat-1 Minotaur r
     0/ 2/ 3    6:29:57 263 31 26061 ASUSat-1
     0/ 2/ 3    6:30:46 264 31 26063 OCS
     0/ 2/ 3    6:31:38 264 30 26065 Jawsat
     0/ 2/ 3    6:31:40 264 30 26062 Opal
     0/ 2/ 3    6:32:42 264 30 26064 FalconSat 
     
    /Bjorn
    
    
    
    
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