Decay Watch: #23186

Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Sat, 05 Jun 1999 22:32:32 -0600

Observed at 03:35:17.6 UT on 6 Jun 99 at RA 14:28.7, Dec -29:15 (J2000).

Using the elset below about 29 seconds early. Easy in 7x50 binoculars.

APStar 1 CZ-3 r                                  862 x 124 km
1 23186U 94043B   99156.47986470  .10629369 -90625-5  47638-3 0  6896
2 23186  26.5427 114.5398 0537545 274.1886  79.7380 15.24329686 68031

Normally low inclination satellites are difficult for me but this one is
near apogee when it comes by (771 km at this data point). Pass elevation
about 22 degrees.

Ron Lee
Falcon, CO USA