Decay watch: 2000 Oct 14

From: Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Date: Sat Oct 14 2000 - 09:13:13 PDT

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    #26408 has decayed - see my Decay Watch page for more...
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    Object: #26408 = 00- 40 B = GPS 2R-5 Delta 2 r1
    
    Final decay analyses:
    Source   Prediction made    Predicted decay at      Latitude Longitude
                   UTC                UTC                  deg      deg
    SpaceCom   Oct 14 13:53     Oct 14 07:05 +-2h        19.1 S    95.3 W
    SatEvo     Oct 14 15:50     Oct 14 07:38 +-90m       31.8 N    48.7 E
    
    Final elset:
    GPS 2R-5 Delta 2 r1                              212 x 138 km
    1 26408U 00040B   00288.05488095  .18786792  36217-5  59106-3 0  1821
    2 26408  37.5379  61.3819 0056115 167.4149 192.8057 16.36604744 13461
    
    Note: The final elset has this running 3.8 sec early against 
    yesterday's prediction. I show this decaying in the area of Iraq
    and Iran following a pass over the Mediterranean on the second of 
    these two SatEvo-predicted revs:
    GPS 2R-5 Delta 2 r1                              169 x 126 km
    1 26408U 00040B   00288.23736970  .43489695  12623+1  45965-3 0 91826
    2 26408  37.5356  60.0616 0033031 169.1998 190.8713 16.47062581 13499
    GPS 2R-5 Delta 2 r1                              139 x 115 km
    1 26408U 00040B   00288.29785580 1.06922763  12745+2  48541-3 0 91820
    2 26408  37.5340  59.6181 0018748 169.7994 190.2386 16.54775167 13504
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    Alan
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    Alan Pickup / COSPAR 2707:  55d53m48.7s N   3d11m51.2s W      156m asl
    Edinburgh  / SatEvo & elsets:    http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/
    Scotland  / Decay Watch: http://www.wingar.demon.co.uk/satevo/dkwatch/
    
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