Ariane/AfriStar/GE-5 Orbital Data

Keith Stein (kstein@launchspace.com)
Mon, 26 Oct 1998 12:48:32 -0500

Ariane/AfriStar/GE-5 NOMINAL ORBITS
                                    AFRISTAR AT SEP  GE-5 AT SEP     
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             301/22:35:31.600 301/22:38:29.629
PERIOD (MIN):                       633.773          634.151        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  6.500            6.499         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.731468         0.731539        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               24440.8475       24450.5501      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          178.000          178.050         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         189.164          189.625         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 2.080            3.854         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:20:31.600    000:23:29.629   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  000:23:29.629    003:00:00.000   
HEIGHT (KM):                        307.9977         662.6957      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           1.80S            3.425S        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          9.17E            24.299E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   96.278           95.574         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    301/22:35:31.600 301/22:38:29.629


Keith Stein
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