Atlas/Hot Bird Orbit Data

Keith Stein (kstein@launchspace.com)
Wed, 30 Sep 1998 11:53:43 -0700

ATLAS/HOT BIRD NOMINAL ORBITS
                                    MECO 1           MECO 2          
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             281/22:07:40.300 281/22:23:58.400
PERIOD (MIN):                       89.900           633.000        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  28.130           24.530         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.017700         0.732000        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               6647.6288        24420.9594      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          149.700          178.600         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         167.200          167.200         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 325.759          0.429         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:09:40.300    000:25:58.400   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  000:25:58.400    000:28:18.400   
HEIGHT (KM):                        166.8720         160.3735      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           25.57N           0.361S        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          295.07E          354.661E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   102.423          114.584         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    281/22:07:40.300 281/22:23:58.400

                                    HOTBIRD SEP      R/B DEPLETION BU
EPOCH (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):             281/22:26:18.400 281/22:56:33.500
PERIOD (MIN):                       633.800          628.100        
INCLINATION (DEG):                  24.620           24.620         
ECCENTRICITY (DEG):                 0.732200         0.730500        
SEMI-MAJOR AXIS (KM):               24441.5351       24294.7695      
ARGUMENT OF PERIGEE (DEG):          178.600          179.600         
RA OF ASCENDING NODE (DEG):         167.200          166.200         
MEAN ANOMALY (DEG):                 1.749            19.110         
START ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:000:28:18.400    000:58:33.500   
END ORBIT TIME (HHH:MM:SS.SSS)MET:  005:00:00.000    003:00:00.000   
HEIGHT (KM):                        250.1603         6946.3255      
INJECTION LATITUDE (DEG):           5.53S            24.204S        
INJECTION LONGITUDE (DEG):          5.40E            87.341E        
INJECTION INERTIAL AZIMUTH (DEG):   114.092          84.763         
INJECTION TIME (D/HH:MM:SS.SSS):    281/22:26:18.400 281/22:56:33.500


Keith Stein
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