Elements of USA 86, 116 and 144 and Unknown

Ted Molczan (molczan@home.com)
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 17:19:54 -0400

Pierre Neirinck produced these elements, using observations by himself, Tony
Beresford, Russell Eberst and Peter Wakelin, from 02 to 12 Oct UTC.

USA 86          15.0  3.0  0.0  5.1 v
1 22251U 92083  A 99284.91166130  .00004409  00000-0  27024-3 0  5130
2 22251  97.6680 325.6139 0418695  41.4624 321.6408 14.58500926    07

USA 116         15.0  3.0  0.0  5.1 v
1 23728U 95066  A 99285.22255880  .00014835  00000-0  33996-3 0  2585
2 23728  97.9151  35.7838 0462989 282.0315  72.6044 14.75239053    01

USA 144         15.0  4.0  0.0  3.4 v
1 25744U 99028  A 99285.45607690  .00000039  00000-0  60390-2 0   421
2 25744  63.4375 285.3465 0229630 291.3661  66.1988  9.69757556    02

99267A           0.0  0.0  0.0  6.6 v
1 99267U 99267  A 99285.06823940  .00059986  00000-0  12536-1 0   100
2 99267  98.0994 339.4130 0074718 339.7479  19.7471 14.58160654    05

The 99267A elements were derived from 5 points by Russell Eberst, observed from
8, 10 & 11 Oct. The mean residual is only 14 arc sec, which Pierre says is only
the second time he has experienced such low residuals on so few points,
spanning multiple days.

Ted Molczan

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