Re: space track has tle for Foton M2 satellite and soyuz rocket

From: Bram Dorreman (bram.dorreman@skynet.be)
Date: Tue May 31 2005 - 19:30:15 EDT

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    Leo Barhorst wrote:
    
    > As Bjorn pointed out I have a nice pass of Foton M2 and its rocket.
    > Passes at 86 and 84 degreess elevation at 22:50 UT
    >
    > The weather is promissing, so perhaps I'm lucky.
    >
    I was lucky too, in Northeast Belgium.
    My PPAS report of the rocket:
    
    The URL explaning the format of PPAS observations :
       http://www.satobs.org/tumble/flashpm.html#PPASformat
    
    yy-nnncc yy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss.s ooo sss.s s.s nnn ss.sss comments
    05- 20 B 05-05-31 22:50:46.4 BD   57.9 0.3   5 11.6   +1.5->inv; irr
    
    clicks:
    (3.68 2.61 5.50) (3.52 8.23) (3.08 2.90 5.23) (3.38 2.473.44 2.97) (3.02
    7.90) s
    
    The payload followed after 24 seconds? I did not determine this value.
    It had mag +2.5 (passed very close to Polaris; this made mag.estimate easy)
    
    Bram Dorreman
    COSPAR 4160
    51 16' 45.5" N  5 28' 36.6" E (WGS84) 35 m
    
    
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