Decay watch: 2001 Feb 16

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 12:13:59 PST

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    SpaceCom has added Molniya 3-36 and its rocket to the list of objects
    for which decay warnings are being posted. More details, including
    SatEvo-predicted elsets, are on my Decay Watch page.
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    Object: #25314 = 98- 24 D = Nilesat Ariane deb (Spelda)
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Feb 15 17:47     Feb 17 17:50 +-1d         0.0 S    12.9 E
    SatEvo     Feb 16 19:40     Feb 18 00:56 +-11h
    
    Latest elset:
    Nilesat Ariane deb (Spelda)                      708 x 153 km
    1 25314U 98024D   01047.38434287  .13829676 -29230-4  45252-2 0  5202
    2 25314   6.6303 258.6953 0407068  22.2059 339.4746 15.45309651 56161
    
    Note: The latest elset shows this running 60 sec late against 
    yesterday's prediction.
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    Object: #26600 = 00- 69 B = Beidou-1 Long March 3 rocket
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Feb 16 12:06     Feb 18 23:59 +-2d        14.3 S     1.3 W
    SatEvo     Feb 16 19:50     Feb 19 02:13 +-2d
    
    Latest elset:
    Beidou-1 LM3 r                                   4094 x 103 km
    1 26600U 00069B   01047.74521235  .49111614 -16689-4  22311-2 0  1478
    2 26600  24.9096 190.8674 2353492 314.0630  28.5442 11.12453857  3393
    
    Note: The latest elset has this 4.2 min early against yesterday's
    prediction. The prediction is very uncertain.
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    Object: #16112 = 85- 91 A = Molniya 3-26
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Feb 16 16:22     Feb 20 13:43 +-2d        61.5 S     8.8 W
    SatEvo     Feb 16 19:55     Feb 20 11:41 +-2d
    
    Latest elset:
    Molniya 3-26                                     7901 x 71 km
    1 16112U 85091A   01047.48778152  .29276537  37881-5  44013-3 0  9918
    2 16112  62.5606  67.5659 3777022 263.2201 320.4349  8.22863412112869
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    Object: #16125 = 85- 91 D = Molniya 3-26 r2
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Feb 16 00:31     Feb 19 14:41 +-2d        57.7 S   104.5 E
    SatEvo     Feb 16 20:05     Feb 20 03:37 +-1.5d
    
    Latest elset:
    Molniya 3-26 r2                                  1538 x 96 km
    1 16125U 85091D   01047.57607029  .14659596  24606-4  26393-3 0  9382
    2 16125  61.9243 246.8161 1002296 289.5999 172.9284 14.22549408121603
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    Alan
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    Alan Pickup / COSPAR 2707:  55d53m48.7s N   3d11m51.2s W      156m asl
    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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