Fengyun 1C Debris - Norad 30051

From: John Burns (seesat@john.geek.nz)
Date: Mon Mar 16 2009 - 13:18:26 UTC

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    I'm having trouble modelling this piece in Code.
    It appears to be at an altitude of 4.4 million km at a speed of  
    400,000+ km per second.
    
    Is this actually true?  www.n2y0.com confirms my figures, Heavens  
    above shows it as decayed while space track is still releasing TLE's  
    for it.
    
    I'm hoping this isn't a bug in the SGP algorithms.
    
    John
    
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