More Inidiums in orbit

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Fri, 11 Jun 1999 22:02:41 +0100

A Chinese Long March rocket launched two more replacement Iridiums today
- initial elsets:

Iridium 14A      3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            647 x 626 km
1 25777U 99032A   99162.76103778  .00000027  00000-0  00000-0 0    10
2 25777  86.3950  93.9651 0015166  15.3558 345.7872 14.77736211    05
Iridium 21A      3.0  0.0  0.0  6.0 d            760 x 743 km
1 25778U 99032B   99162.76103768  .00000020  00000-0  00000-0 0    13
2 25778  86.4398  93.5372 0011768 115.4854 254.4830 14.42091925    02
Irid 14A CSL02 r                                 663 x 175 km
1 25779U 99032C   99162.76103768  .00000405 -12747-5  00000-0 0    18
2 25779  86.3757  93.9727 0359234 170.0722 190.9103 15.49290765    01
Irid 14A CSL02 S/D                               635 x 201 km
1 25780U 99032D   99162.76103768  .00000421 -13264-5  00000-0 0    13
2 25780  86.3747  93.9576 0318840 155.7115 206.7145 15.49577001    01
Irid 14A S/D deb (cover)                         885 x 168 km
1 25781U 99032E   99162.76103768  .00000375 -11768-5  00000-0 0    19
2 25781  86.6244  93.8829 0519397 173.0672 184.1361 15.13168840    05
Irid 14A S/D deb (cover)                         869 x 163 km
1 25782U 99032F   99162.76103768  .00000398 -12510-5  00000-0 0    11
2 25782  86.0545  94.0031 0512158 166.8123 189.9888 15.16795933    00
Irid 14A S/D deb (cover)                         881 x 181 km
1 25783U 99032G   99162.76103768  .00000375 -11773-5  00000-0 0    17
2 25783  86.7223  93.9334 0506459 170.9796 185.4287 15.11638831    06
Irid 14A S/D deb (cover)                         877 x 180 km
1 25784U 99032H   99162.76103768  .00000399 -12533-5  00000-0 0    19
2 25784  86.1486  94.0525 0504515 163.5256 192.7171 15.12435513    02

Alan
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