Re: USA 116 elements - major manoeuvre may be imminent

From: Tony Beresford (aberesford@iprimus.com.au)
Date: Thu Nov 23 2000 - 06:05:09 PST

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    At 23:26 23/11/00 , Ted Molczan wrote:
    >The following updated elements are based on observations by Tony Beresford and
    >Greg Roberts from 2000 Nov 18 - 22:
    >
    >USA 116         15.0  3.0  0.0  5.1 v
    >1 23728U 95066A   00327.68146412  .00020235  00000-0  45899-3 0    05
    >2 23728  97.9527  76.4914 0425012  35.5080 327.3852 14.83157475    04
    >
    >Mean residuals are about 0.01 deg.
    >
    >As I reported yesterday, both USA 116 and USA 129 may make major re-boost
    >manoeuvres as soon as today:
    The shadow entry point for USA 116 is moving South, such that neither
    Greg Roberts or myself will have visibility more than tomorrow.
    Observations by observers in Tasmania or the South island of NZ,
    or in South America south of 38S are necessary to keep track of this object
    Tony Beresford
    
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