Observations USa129, Lacross3 Nov 19

Tony Beresford (starman@camtech.net.au)
Thu, 20 Nov 1997 00:06:25 +1000

With the following elements
USA 129
1 24680U 96072  A 97322.47485148  .00013500  00000-0  12519-3 0    01
2 24680  97.8380  20.7004 0534000 164.4555 195.5443 14.78254036    03
>From Mike McCants
lacrosse 3                      
1 25017U 97064A   97315.23508598  .00000010  00000-0  18058-5 0    07
2 25017  57.0000  86.6455 0001000 196.7101 163.2899 14.66130000    08
>From Rainer Kracht

lacrosse 3, 97064A #25017
11h 24min 22.6 sec UTC
RA 6h 51.0 min, dec -46deg 30min
Epoch 2000
Some 0.2 minutes fast on above elements

USA 129 1996 72A #24680
13h 12min 12.4 sec UTC
RA 22h 39.0min , Dec -46deg 53min
Epoch 2000
0.1 before prediction on above elements

>From Adelaide , SA Cospar 8597, -34.97S, 138.65E
Tony Beresford