Re: 71 119B acceleration

Bjoern Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Fri, 4 Oct 1996 21:50:10 +0200 (MET DST)

>The drag (and Bstar) term has increased by a factor of 3 at times
>during the last 40 days.  It was about 0.0000600 before that.

Plotting the Mean Motion, (to be posted tonight as 
http://www.algonet.se/~b_gimle/gif/05730.gif and
http://www.algonet.se/~b_gimle/gif/05730y.gif)
I can not detect any effect on MM.

The smooth long-period variation is probably caused by 
argument of perigee and perigee relation to the Sun.

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