Decay watch: 2001 May 2

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Wed May 02 2001 - 11:12:52 PDT

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    From my Decay Watch page:
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    Object: #25107 = 97- 82 D = Iridium 48 "tum"
    
    Decay predictions:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   May  2 11:47     May  5 10:24 +-2d        64.2 N    62.7 W
    SatEvo     May  2 18:00     May  5 10:37 +-16h
    
    Latest elset:
    Iridium 48 tum   4.0  1.8  0.0  6.0 d   10       234 x 232 km
    1 25107U 97082D   01122.58017968  .02068901  47351-2  17235-2 0   800
    2 25107  86.3488 144.6326 0001922 107.5037 252.6388 16.15135741183456
    
    SatEvo prediction:
    Iridium 48 tum   4.0  1.8  0.0  6.0 d   10       228 x 226 km
    1 25107U 97082D   01123.01360405  .02604751  28273-2  17112-2 0 90800
    2 25107  86.3480 144.3898 0001931 105.6361 254.3852 16.17244259183528
    Iridium 48 tum   4.0  1.8  0.0  6.0 d   10       221 x 218 km
    1 25107U 97082D   01123.50822277  .03117258  42230-2  16614-2 0 90801
    2 25107  86.3470 144.1116 0001946 103.4973 256.5244 16.20057399183608
    Iridium 48 tum   4.0  1.8  0.0  6.0 d   10       211 x 209 km
    1 25107U 97082D   01124.00189551  .03936989  73023-2  16008-2 0 90809
    2 25107  86.3458 143.8327 0001956 101.3530 258.6690 16.23503164183686
    
    Note: This enters eclipse over Antarctica and leaves eclipse while
    northbound near 7 deg S in the evening sky.
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    Alan
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    Alan Pickup / COSPAR 2707:  55d53m48.7s N   3d11m51.2s W      156m asl
    Edinburgh  / SatEvo & elsets:    http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/
    Scotland  / Decay Watch: http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/dkwatch/
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