Decay watch: July 9

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Fri, 9 Jul 1999 20:56:22 +0100

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Object: #25779 = 99- 32 C = Iridium 14A CSL02 rocket

Decay predictions:
Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
               UTC                UTC                  deg      deg

SpaceCom   Jul  8 19:05     Jul 12 18:48 +-19h       75.6 N   119.2 W
SpaceCom   Jul  8 23:06     Jul 12 20:21 +-2d        85.9 N    43.0 W
SpaceCom   Jul  9 16:53     Jul 12 20:34 +-2d        35.8 N    17.0 E

SatEvo     Jul  8 22:25     Jul 13 04:56 +-21h
SatEvo     Jul  9 19:45     Jul 12 21:33 +-15h

Latest elset (5 sec early against yesterday's prediction):
Irid 14A CSL02r  9.6  3.4  0.0  4.5 d   20       334 x 155 km
1 25779U 99032C   99190.68892435  .02685957 -13937-5  47079-3 0   853
2 25779  86.3592  79.3925 0135577  59.5760 301.9025 16.10914412  4395

SatEvo prediction:
Irid 14A CSL02r  9.6  3.4  0.0  4.5 d   20       322 x 153 km
1 25779U 99032C   99191.06132118  .03254285  24116-2  48049-3 0 90852
2 25779  86.3584  79.1856 0128033  57.9798 303.2579 16.13375628  4458
Irid 14A CSL02r  9.6  3.4  0.0  4.5 d   20       306 x 151 km
1 25779U 99032C   99191.55700511  .03675448  33308-2  43876-3 0 90858
2 25779  86.3571  78.9089 0117080  55.8464 305.2584 16.16799227  4531
Irid 14A CSL02r  9.6  3.4  0.0  4.5 d   20       287 x 149 km
1 25779U 99032C   99192.05156965  .04284423  51183-2  39745-3 0 90853
2 25779  86.3557  78.6314 0104810  53.7068 307.2568 16.20714496  4610
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Alan
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