Asytra 1K observation from Achel

From: Bram Dorreman (bram.dorreman@skynet.be)
Date: Wed Nov 27 2002 - 01:51:33 EST

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    02-53B observed, mag +0.5 very fast
    06: 07:18 UT below Jupiter, at about predicted location,  4 min 44 sec late
    
    
    02-53A observed, mag +2.5 less fast, but still fast
    06:09:21 UT near epsilon Leonis, 19 higher than predicted and about  1 min
    47 sec late
    
    Used TLE's:
    Astra 1K                                         189 x 173 km
    1 27557U 02053A   02330.68787882  .01539455  12221-4  20482-3 0    71
    2 27557  51.5667  56.0608 0012086 166.4011 193.7266 16.34435172   122
    Astra 1K Blok DM3 r                              175 x 160 km
    1 27558U 02053B   02330.68649321  .02977501  12376-4  22779-3 0   102
    2 27558  51.5751  56.0376 0011758 278.7431  81.2889 16.39291277   120
    
    Conclusion: later than predicted. Or something else was happened.
    
    Bram Dorreman,
    COSPAR 4160 (Achel 1):
    51 16' 45.5" N (51.2793 N),
    5 28' 36.6" E (5.4768 E)
    Bram Dorreman,
    COSPAR 4160 (Achel 1):
    51 16' 45.5" N (51.2793 N),
    5 28' 36.6" E (5.4768 E)
    
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