Re: Decay Forecast FOTON DEBRIS

Earl Needham (KD5XB@AMSAT.ORG)
Tue, 19 Oct 1999 07:46:06 -0600

At 09:10 AM 10/19/1999 +0200, Harro.Zimmer wrote:
>Earl Needham schrieb:
>> 	BTW -- I'm assuming I should be able to see this object whether it is
>> sunlit or not, since Harro posted:
>> >The "debris" is a massive piece - a compact spacecraft unit - with a
>> >large mass/drag area. One can see it on the very slow decay.
>> 	So -- is this thing starting to glow from heat?
>> Hello Earl,
>There was a missunderstanding in my message : It means  the reason for the
>slow decay is the  large mass / drag area of the FOTON DEB. It is not 

	Oops, sorry all.  Hope I didn't generate any confusion...


Earl Needham, KD5XB    mailto:KD5XB@AMSAT.ORG
Clovis, New Mexico	DM84jk N34d 25.446 W103d 12.700 (or so)

Pet peeve: breath is a noun,  breathe is a verb (When you take a breath,
you breathe...)

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