RE: TJM obs of 2007 Feb 03 UTC; USA 193 elements

From: Ted Molczan (molczanseesat@rogers.com)
Date: Sun Feb 04 2007 - 11:22:54 EST

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    I have re-analysed the orbit, using Russell Eberst's point of Feb 3 UTC, which
    led to the following result. I doubt that there will be any further obs
    reported, so this should be my final result for this arc.
    
    USA 193          5.0  2.5  0.0  4.1 v
    1 29651U 06057A   07034.96845938  .00020744  00000-0  15874-3 0    05
    2 29651  58.5047 260.5373 0009779  87.7703 272.4502 15.71550168    05
    Arc 2007 Jan 31.74 - Feb 03.99, WRMS residuals = 0.022 deg
    
    Here is an update of the standard magnitude plot:
    
    http://satobs.org/seesat_ref/06057A/06057A_stdmag_4.jpg
    
    The slope is indicative of an elongated object, typical of many satellite buses.
    
    Ted Molczan
    
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