Re: Atlas/Intelsat Launch Data & Elset

Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 22:01:32 -0600

Intelsat 805, 18 Jun 98, 22:48 UT
1 90009U 98-xxx A 98169.97091435  .00000050  00000-0  00000-0 0    16
2 90009  23.9600  73.1000 7321000 179.0000   2.8200  2.27330000    11

This uses the spacecraft separation info.  Assumes an on-time launch
of 22:48 UT on 18 Jun 98

Ron Lee

>NOMINAL ORBITS
>
>                                    MECO-1           MECO-2          
>EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             169/22:57:45.000 169/23:14:07.000
>PERIOD (MIN):                       90.500           633.200        
>INCLINATION (DEG):                  27.830           23.950         
>ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.022300         0.732100        
>SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6677.1741        24426.1064      
>ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          151.100          179.000         
>RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         73.200           73.100         
>MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 325.700          0.560         
>START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:09:45.000    000:26:07.000   
>END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  000:26:07.000    000:30:07.000   
>HEIGHT (KM):                        171.0106         154.7252      
>INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           25.08N           1.574S        
>INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          299.96E          1.093E        
>INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   102.742          113.949         
>INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    169/22:57:45.000 169/23:14:07.000
>
>                                    INTELSAT SEP     EOM             
>EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             169/23:18:07.000 170/00:53:59.400
>PERIOD (MIN):                       633.400          629.900        
>INCLINATION (DEG):                  23.960           23.120         
>ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.732100         0.731000        
>SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               24431.2490       24341.1673      
>ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          179.000          177.300         
>RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         73.100           74.960         
>MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 2.820            63.340         
>START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:30:07.000    002:05:59.400   
>END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  012:00:00.000    012:00:00.000   
>HEIGHT (KM):                        430.4202         22258.9261      
>INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           9.82S            13.668S        
>INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          19.32E           119.798E        
>INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   112.035          71.106         
>INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    169/23:18:07.000 170/00:53:59.400
>
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