Decay watch: May 12 (Iridium 70 Delta 2 r)

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Wed, 12 May 1999 19:33:21 +0100

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Object: #25347 = 98- 32 F = Iridium 70 Delta 2 r

Decay predictions:
Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
               UTC                UTC                  deg      deg

SpaceCom   May 11 17:34     May 15 18:01 +-2d        18.5 S   124.9 E

SatEvo     May  9 14:25     May 15 18:00 +-1.5d
SatEvo     May 12 18:20     May 15 17:42 +-15h

Latest elset:
Iridm 70 Delta r 5.9  2.4  0.0  5.6 d            238 x 205 km
1 25347U 98032F   99132.63592052  .01774316 -14143-5  93371-3 0  4516
2 25347  84.1113 322.7046 0025583  67.1373 293.2626 16.19302967 55807

SatEvo prediction:
Iridm 70 Delta r 5.9  2.4  0.0  5.6 d            233 x 201 km
1 25347U 98032F   99133.00651219  .02137542  21285-2  10032-2 0 94516
2 25347  84.1108 322.3682 0024323  65.5844 294.6692 16.20852744 55868
Iridm 70 Delta r 5.9  2.4  0.0  5.6 d            216 x 189 km
1 25347U 98032F   99134.05445677  .03175751  51524-2  97075-3 0 94518
2 25347  84.1088 321.4123 0020092  61.1723 299.0293 16.26260303 56038

Note: The latest elset shows this running 10 seconds early against the
evolution I posted here three days ago.
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Alan
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