EUTELSAT/SIRIUS Orbital Data

Keith Stein (kstein@erols.com)
Mon, 05 Oct 1998 09:41:59 -0700

EUTELSAT/SIRIUS NOMINAL ORBITS
                                    EUTELSAT W2 AT S SIRIUS 3 AT SEP 

EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             278/23:10:43.000 278/23:16:15.000
PERIOD (MIN):                       635.597          633.559        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  7.000            7.000         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.731370         0.730755        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               24487.7154       24435.3478      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          178.000          178.032         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         174.938          174.937         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 1.736            4.884         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:19:43.000    000:25:15.000   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  003:00:00.000    003:00:00.000   
HEIGHT (KM):                        270.0931         954.1010      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           1.58S            4.512S        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          5.68E            30.791E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   96.885           95.457         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    278/23:10:43.000 278/23:16:15.000


Keith Stein
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