Decay watch: 2000 Jun 21

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Wed Jun 21 2000 - 13:47:10 PDT

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    #26367 = 00- 26 C = Simsat 1 Rokot r
    
    The final decay analyses are:
       SpaceCom: Jun 21 11:02 +-2h         9.3 N   121.4 E
       SatEvo:   Jun 21 10:50 +-30m       49.0 N   120.2 E
    
    Final elset:
    Simsat1 Rokot r  4.0  2.0  0.0  6.0 d    9       155 x 118 km
    1 26367U 00026C   00173.33877431  .15189474 -19188-5  11151-3 0  1119
    2 26367  86.3292  16.8996 0028340 186.9188 352.8601 16.51088299  5710
    
    The final elset show this running 9 seconds late against the prediction
    I posted yesterday. My analysis shows this decaying while southbound
    over NE China, though it is still possible that it survived long enough
    to pass over Western Australia from Derby at 11:05 UTC to Esperance at
    11:10. My predicted elset for the final two revs:
    Simsat1 Rokot r  4.0  2.0  0.0  6.0 d    9       144 x 114 km
    1 26367U 00026C   00173.36906531  .32030031  98043+0  17969-3 0 91111
    2 26367  86.3278  16.8816 0023250 186.7813 173.1871 16.53837316  5721
    Simsat1 Rokot r  4.0  2.0  0.0  6.0 d    9       121 x 106 km
    1 26367U 00026C   00173.42948949 1.05509850  46215+2  32700-3 0 91114
    2 26367  86.3259  16.8455 0011677 186.5056 173.4791 16.59840960  5736
    
    
    More at http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/dkwatch/
    
    
    Alan
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