Proton/Telstar 6 Orbital Data

Keith Stein (kstein@erols.com)
Wed, 27 Jan 1999 14:43:36 -0500

NOMINAL ORBITS
                                    STAGE 3 SEPARATI STAGE 4 BURN 1 S
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             030/05:21:48.600 030/06:16:01.200
PERIOD (MIN):                       88.440           88.440
INCLINATION (DEG):                  51.600           51.600
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.002700         0.002700
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6575.4599        6575.4599
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          272.600          272.600
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         216.280          216.282
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 172.350          72.686
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:09:48.600    001:04:01.200
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  001:04:01.200    001:13:49.200
HEIGHT (KM):                        220.3280         194.4868
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           51.48N           11.400S
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          88.77E           344.084E
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   83.705           39.289
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    030/05:21:48.600 030/06:16:01.200

                                    STAGE 4 BURN 1 E STAGE 4 BURN 2 S
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             030/06:25:49.200 030/11:33:25.000
PERIOD (MIN):                       634.130          634.130
INCLINATION (DEG):                  51.600           51.600
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.730900         0.730900
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               24450.0158       24450.0158
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          0.080            0.080
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         216.002          218.002
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 1.370            173.507
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:001:13:49.200    006:21:25.000
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  006:21:25.200    006:24:14.200
HEIGHT (KM):                        286.5427         35893.0347
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           10.37N           1.066N
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          358.82E          94.536E
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   39.270           141.475
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    030/06:25:49.200 030/11:33:25.000

                                    STAGE 4 BURN 2 E TELSTAR 6 SEP   
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             030/11:36:14.200 030/11:54:01.000
PERIOD (MIN):                       763.483          763.483
INCLINATION (DEG):                  17.300           17.300
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.523800         0.523800
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               27671.1093       27671.1093
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          358.500          358.500
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         218.401          218.401
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 175.095          184.632
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:006:24:14.200    006:42:01.000
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  006:42:01.000    007:00:00.000
HEIGHT (KM):                        35728.6746       35730.5699
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           0.97N            0.067S
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          91.93E           90.824E
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   107.225          107.252
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    030/11:36:14.200 030/11:54:01.000

Keith Stein
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