Re: Introduction-New subscriber

Tristan Cools (tcools@nic.INbe.net)
Tue, 29 Oct 1996 22:49:12 +0100 (MET)

>For those of you who are interested in the reentry of the Amsat Oscar 13
satellite.
>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 :
>
>http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ao13/decaykep.zip

I don't know about visibility periods right now but maybe we should give it
a try.  I found that this satellite has only a diameter of about 1.2m.  This
is not much.  Concidering the changing orbit and its small size it will a
challenge to see this one with binoculars !  Any other volunteers ?

Greetings,
Tristan Cools
tcools@nic.INbe.net
51.13N  3.16E