my unid was Intelsat 907

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Sep 25 2008 - 00:34:14 UTC

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    Last night, I had observed a unid, which I thought be Intelsat 907. Intelsat 907 had a orbit,according to spacetrack, which would cause it to drift away from it's orbital slot.
    
    But really the unid was intelsat 907.
    
    Spacetrack had shown it, as being in a drift orbit, but today I see, a orbit with the same epoch has a different mean motion value, ie one in which it's still parked. Must have a been a glitch somewhere, isn't tech great.
    
    Another mystery solved.
    
    Kevin
    
    
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