Re: STEX TLE?

Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Mon, 05 Oct 1998 18:38:41 -0600

Today, the site http://hyperspace.nrl.navy.mil/TiPS/latest_tips.els
>gives the following ...
>
>1 00066U 00000  A 98277.44444444 -.00000331  00000 0  -6502-3 0 0000
>2 00066  85.0725 224.1797 0015749 227.7829 255.7210 14.62592315 0017
>
>instead of the usual TiPs which they usually identify as "00006".
>Could the above elements possibly refer to the newly launched
>25489 = 98-055A = STEX?
>
>Clear and dark skies!
>   Ed Light

I posted the following based upon Keith's Data:

STEX, 1004UT, 3 Oct 98
1 88888U 98-0xx A 98276.42902199  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    10
2 88888  85.0020 224.7862 0005010 207.3770 335.6320 14.63000000    17

Looks close to me.

Ron