Re: MSX Delta reentry over Texas ?

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Mon, 27 Jan 1997 23:24:40 +0000

In message <199701272232.XAA26217@tomei.algonet.se>, Bjoern Gimle
<b_gimle@algonet.se> writes
>...
>The track of the final(?) elset and orbit (very high MM, low orbit)
>is right across Texas at about 3:38 (UTC-6h), very close to 3:40,
>as indicated by a mail from Joe Dellinger. The track passes slightly
>W of Tulsa, OK to slightly E.of San Antonio, TX.
>
>MSX r            5.9  2.4  0.0  5.6 d
>1 23852U 96024  B 97 22.37676412  .00000000  24109-5  41939-3 0  4307
>2 23852  96.5767 344.6986 0013684 128.9053 231.6615 16.61056074 42086
>
>The SkyMap chart of the tracks, from an elevation of 2500 km, is
>available on my http://www.algonet.se/~b_gimle/recent.htm page
> (as http://www.algonet.se/~b_gimle/gif/23852tex.gif)

... and a long way from where I said in my post :-( 

Count me as a convert to SkyMap, Bjoern, and well done!

Alan
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