RE: heavens-above advisory

From: Chris Peat (
Date: Mon Jun 30 2003 - 03:16:45 EDT

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    Hi All,
    Thanks Russell for spotting this. About 7 weeks ago we had a network
    reconfiguration here, and it seems one of the batch scripts which
    updates the elements has not been running properly since then. However,
    it is not quite as bad as it sounds because all the bright objects were
    being updated properly (e.g from visible.tle, iridium.tle etc). 
    I have now corrected the script, and the elements have all been
    refreshed. I will keep a close eye on the server to make sure everything
    is running properly over the next few days.
    Chris Peat, Heavens-Above GmbH
    Russell wrote:
    The orbital elements on the Heavens-above site don't seem to have been
    updated since day 03139. This is nearly six weeks ago, so predictions
    can be many 
    or even minutes out. Care should therefore be taken if using HA data at
    present time.
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