Re: 96 54B, Centaur rocket

Bjoern Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Sat, 15 Mar 1997 20:33:18 +0100

>I happened to notice the large drag term on the following elset:
>
>1 24316U 96054B   97 72.44686091 1.13483237  00000-0  60897+0 0   546
>2 24316  25.5781  88.7203 4047397 302.5069  24.6342  7.51503112  8939
>
The most recent elsets are:

The latest set =
1 24316U 96054B   97074.59427556  .89217835 -20851-4  32485-2 0   821
2 24316  25.2404  88.0107 2649911 269.3199  60.7725 10.50377322  8982
Element set number = 2
1 24316U 96054B   97074.49817405  .41398097 -20345-4  16972-2 0   803
2 24316  25.2441  88.3375 2713684 268.4328  60.7912 10.36194582  8972
Element set number = 1
1 24316U 96054B   97074.40033338  .06214934 -19855-4  17384-3 0   776
2 24316  25.2021  88.8220 2797505 267.4663  60.6065 10.20464813  8962
Element set number = 3
1 24316U 96054B   97074.30063786  .00112179 -19108-4  52326-5 0   764
2 24316  25.2175  88.8864 2875202 267.1283  60.2174 10.01432485  8957
Element set number = 5
1 24316U 96054B   97074.19881195  .05860037 -18509-4  28415-3 0   721
2 24316  25.2258  89.1868 2977292 266.6009  59.5367  9.80147202  8948

I had this object on my list, but didn't notice the rapid change.

It may last two or three days more - I'll try to get back on this.



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