Updated elements

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Thu Sep 23 2010 - 17:39:25 UTC

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    Scott Campbell, Bob Christy, Bram Dorreman, Kevin Fetter, Tim Luton, Mike McCants, Greg Roberts,
    Patrick Schmeer, Peter Wakelin, Brad Young, and I, contributed observations used to determine one or
    more of the following element sets.
    
    Tim's observations of AEHF 1, on Sep 23 near 01:40 UTC, reveal what appears to have been a recent,
    small manoeuvre, probably centred on the apogee of Sep 22 at 21:41:57 UTC. Here is my guesstimate of
    the new orbit:
    
    AEHF 1                                                4679 X 49981 km
    1 70016U          10266.06950231  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    08
    2 70016  15.1552 298.8987 6719700 198.6903 263.3419  1.40300000    08
    Arc 20100922.9-0923.07 WRMS resid 0.004 totl 0.001 xtrk
    
    Prediction uncertainty tonight is at least a couple of minutes (time) along-track, and 0.05 deg
    cross-track.
    
    AEHF 1 r                                               224 X 50021 km
    1 36869U 10039B   10265.40459460  .00007027  00000-0  20385-2 0    00
    2 36869  21.5035 303.1661 7904245 195.0501 106.9717  1.55322470    02
    Arc 20100911.11-0923.04 WRMS resid 0.004 totl 0.003 xtrk
    
    FIA Radar 1                                            1067 X 1080 km
    1 37162U 10046A   10266.14074910  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    04
    2 37162 122.9957 103.1949 0008930  71.9213 288.2724 13.49595610    02
    Arc 20100922.13-0923.17 WRMS resid 0.037 totl 0.016 xtrk
    
    When I observed 10046A on Sep 23, near 02:18 UTC, I had the impression that it could have been
    rotating slowly. Some of the other visual and radio obs also suggest rotation. Something to watch
    for tonight.
    
    Ted Molczan
    
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