Decay watch: 2002 February 12

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Tue Feb 12 2002 - 16:34:53 EST

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    SpaceCom has posted the first decay notice for Cosmos 100. A summery of 
    the latest update to my Decay Watch page follows - see the page for 
    predicted elsets.
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    Object: #1843 = 65-106 A = Cosmos 100
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Feb 12 05:27     Feb 15 22:06 +-2d        48.9 N   160.6 W
    SatEvo     Feb 12 21:20     Feb 15 16:51 +-22h
    
    Latest elset:
    Cosmos 100       5.0  1.5  0.0  4.9 v  8.3       217 x 197 km
    1 01843U 65106A   02043.53198625  .01722124  73654-5  59173-3 0  6356
    2 01843  64.9205 181.1081 0015674 296.9461  63.0172 16.24705893975076
    
    Note: This enters eclipse while northbound near 60 deg S at ~22:30
    local time and leaves eclipse while northbound near 60 deg N at
    ~06:30 local time.
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    Object: #11269 = 79- 12 B = Cosmos 1077 rocket
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Feb 12 16:03     Feb 14 16:30 +-1d        79.1 N    30.1 W
    SatEvo     Feb 12 21:05     Feb 14 12:27 +-13h
    
    Latest elset:
    Cosmos 1077 r    3.8  2.6  0.0  5.1 v  6.6       203 x 192 km
    1 11269U 79012B   02043.53095138  .07246635 -92937-6  19474-2 0  7974
    2 11269  81.2047 310.2744 0008831 154.2916 205.8814 16.28190207264301
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    Object: #19544 = 88- 90 D = Molniya 3-33 r2
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                    UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Feb 12 04:41     Feb 14 03:04 +-1d        19.7 S   100.9 E
    SatEvo     Feb 12 21:10     Feb 14 10:33 +-12h
    
    Latest elset:
    Molniya 3-33 r2                                  1092 x 90 km
    1 19544U 88090D   02043.83389960  .25236275  67511-5  28646-3 0   697
    2 19544  62.3072 305.4948 0718896 274.6835  78.5993 14.92210804110297
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    Alan
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    Alan Pickup / COSPAR 2707:  55.8968N   3.1989W   +208m   (WGS84 datum)
    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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