SatEvo for 91-17B/96-29B

dmbrierley@taz.dra.hmg.gb
Thu, 29 Oct 1998 16:12:39 +0000

For those interested in the two secret rocket bodies 91-17B and 
96-29B, i.e. Lacrosse 2 r and NOSS 2-3 r, Alan has kindly made 
two runs showing that decay of both should occur this winter.

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        SatEvo v0.31
       by Alan Pickup
   alan@wingar.demon.co.uk
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Orbital evolution for object 91017  B

Predicted decay after   75.0817 days on date = 99002.8423 (1999
January 2)

Lacrosse 2 r     9.8  3.0  0.0  4.8 v            370 x 314 km
1 21148U 91017  B 98292.76069826  .00104000  41922-5  62964-3 0 90008
2 21148  67.9800 178.0135 0042000 170.2428 189.8390 15.75956264    01

Orbital evolution for object 96029B  

Predicted decay after  117.7343 days on date = 99045.9406 (1999
February 14)

NOSS 2-3 r       9.8  3.0  0.0  4.8 v            391 x 332 km
1 23907U 96029B   98293.20641027  .00068000  17521-5  54617-3 0 90003
2 23907  63.4356 341.7579 0043999 130.7288 229.6541 15.69233013    01

David Brierley
Malvern, Worcestershire, UK
Station 2675, 52.1358N, 2.3264W, 70m