Interbol-2; was Re: Recent Russian launches

Bjoern Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Fri, 6 Sep 1996 00:37:31 +0200 (MET DST)

Vladimir Agapov wrote:
..... 
>Latest orbital state vector for Interball-2 spacecraft, obtained in the
>KIAM Ballistic Center after processing of trajectory measurements presented
>below.
>
>J2000 reference frame
>
>Orbit 23
>03.09.1996
>13:00:00.000    UTC
>-1.440201127+04
>-9.538390271+02
>+1.210587286+03
>+2.852194947+00
>-1.931911870+00
>-4.339003629+00
>
Running Trakstar for the latest elsets from the launch,
it is obvious that 24293 is the Interbol-2.

Its predicted position is about 20 km from Vladimir's data.

All the other objects are about 700, 2500 km and more away.

Interbol-2                                       19213 x 770
1 24293U 96050C   96249.51641068 -.00004402  00000-0  00000+0 0    93
2 24293  62.7644   5.4829 5633355 288.4517  20.2728  4.14517282   335

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