Re: Genesis re-entry

From: Rizgar (rizgar@gmail.com)
Date: Fri Sep 03 2004 - 13:10:16 EDT

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    Tony,
    
    If I might indulge your expertise.  Where would you judge to be the
    best location for viewing reentry?  I plan on doing a little driving
    and want to pick the best spot.  Perhaps somewhere in eastern Oregon?
    
    Thanks,
    Alex
    
    On Fri, 03 Sep 2004 22:17:38 +0930, Tony Beresford
    <dberesford@adam.com.au> wrote:
    >   Here is another ( shorterned Ephemeri s for Salem, Oregon, somewhat to the North of
    > Eugene, Oregon. From Portlan ( State Capital) pass is low in South.
    > I judge it passes nearly overhead. If its self luminous by then should be visible.
    > 
    > Tony Beresford.
    > 
    >    Target Body: Genesis Spacecraft
    > Observer Location: Salem, OR
    >      Coordinates: 12301'58.8''W, 4456'24.0''N
    > 
    >  From: A.D. 2004-09-08 15:30 UT
    >    To: A.D. 2004-09-08 15:53
    >  Step: 1 minute
    > Format: Calendar Date and Time
    > 
    > HORIZONS Generated Ephemeris
    > 
    > *******************************************************************************
    > Ephemeris / WWW_USER Fri Sep  3 05:07:57 2004  Pasadena, USA     / Horizons
    > *******************************************************************************
    > Target body name: Genesis Spacecraft (-47)        {source: Genesis_ref10_od106_de40}
    > Center body name: Earth (399)                     {source: DE-0406LE-0406}
    > Center-site name: (User Defined Site)
    > *******************************************************************************
    > Start time      : A.D. 2004-Sep-08 15:30:00.0000 UT
    > Stop  time      : A.D. 2004-Sep-08 15:53:00.0000 UT
    > Step-size       : 1 minutes
    > *******************************************************************************
    > 
    > ******************************************************************************************************************
    > Date__(UT)__HR:MN     R.A._(ICRF/J2000.0)_DEC Azi_(a-appr)_Elev  APmag  S-brt         delta    deldot    S-O-T /r
    > ******************************************************************************************************************
    > 
    > 2004-Sep-08 15:48 *m  23 36 09.13 +25 13 21.2 300.0747   5.9947   6.02   n.a.  0.0000195022 -10.03429 148.6718 /L
    > 2004-Sep-08 15:49 *m  23 42 22.46 +26 44 25.0 300.2507   7.9049   5.59   n.a.  0.0000154463 -10.19724 146.8610 /L
    > 2004-Sep-08 15:50 *m  23 50 43.21 +28 41 32.3 300.4249  10.4388   5.01   n.a.  0.0000113293 -10.33656 144.4648 /L
    > 2004-Sep-08 15:51 *m  00 04 48.31 +31 45 51.9 300.5985  14.6089   4.17   n.a.  0.0000071661 -10.41541 140.5392 /L
    > 2004-Sep-08 15:52 *m  00 51 47.47 +40 03 35.5 300.7820  27.0575   2.77   n.a.  0.0000030237 -10.04755 128.7824 /L
    > 2004-Sep-08 15:53 *t  10 16 02.22 -01 20 33.8 120.8712  25.4966   6.11   n.a.  0.0000017337   8.80522  14.9517 /L
    > ******************************************************************************************************************
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