CB Obs March 13, 2017 part 1: USA 28888 recovered

From: C. Bassa via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:52:04 +0100
Pretty good weather and with the new NOSS objects I decided to try out
the fixed camera. In the first 15 minutes I caught an unknown which is
identified as USA 186 [28888/05042A], last seen 96 days ago.

28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184220688 17 25 1429041+573900 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184222407 17 25 1437639+575304 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184224147 17 25 1446235+580463 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184225746 17 25 1454031+581303 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184227106 17 25 1500566+581850 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184228529 17 25 1507438+582278 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184229928 17 25 1513944+582561 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184231149 17 25 1519515+582702 37 S
28888 05 042A   4171 G 20170313184232173 17 25 1524108+582738 37 S

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Setup: Watec 902H2 video, 50mm F/1.8, NTP, fixed setup
IOD format: http://www.satobs.org/position/IODformat.html
COSPAR 4171: 52.8344N, 6.3785E, 10m (WGS84)
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NOTES:
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1) Propagating the old elements and fitting for mean anomaly, RA of
   ascending node and argument of perigee gives this orbit which can
   be used for searching:

1 28888U 05042A   17072.78505787  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    02
2 28888  96.8903 112.9414 0127290 117.7214 332.3376 15.77085616    00
# 20170313.78-20170313.78, 9 measurements, 0.005 deg rms

Regards,
   Cees
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