AO13 decaykep from Sept, 1996

Mike McCants (
Tue, 29 Oct 1996 09:55:06 -0600

>From: Freddy de Guchteneire
>For those of you who are interested in the reentry of the Amsat Oscar 13
>Oscar 13 is in an elliptic orbit with a current perigee height of 140 km. 
>You can find useful keplerian data at the following site:



>The file contains a series of keplerian sets to be used until the reentry.

Then again, maybe you will find only outdated information that dates
from September, 1996.  Actually AO 13 has had a higher drag than the
predictions that were made based on an elset in late August and it is
currently about 30 minutes earlier than those predictions.

Mike McCants