Decay update

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Tue, 11 Jun 1996 23:51:52 +0100

Object #23889 = 86- 17 KH (GFZ 1 deb) is making its final revs as I
type this, according to my SatEvo analysis. I expect decay at about
June 12.1 and predict the following element for the penultimate orbit:
86- 17 KH
1 23889U 86017KH  96163.99455080  .50902255  14598+1  16983-1 0 90271
2 23889  51.6423 148.0579 0002802 216.3958 143.5851 16.24977472  2157

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The more substantial object #20042 = 89- 41 C (Ariane 44L R) is also
approaching decay which I now predict for June 13.4.
Rather uncertain predicted elements are:
89- 41 C  
1 20042U 89041C   96164.01637311  .25824453  36553-1  11422-2 0 96475
2 20042   6.3602 264.9212 0601477  65.9459 300.2322 15.09445792 41313
89- 41 C  
1 20042U 89041C   96165.05224461  .45320540  57686+0  14676-2 0 96470
2 20042   6.3573 256.7834 0343272  82.0711 281.8126 15.72071486 41474
89- 41 C  
1 20042U 89041C   96165.30314748  .99999999  28594+1  30510-2 0 96477
2 20042   6.3558 254.6722 0194296  86.2545 275.9665 16.08555818 41514

Alan
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