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PANSAT Preliminary Orbital Data



Below is the current State Vector and Keplerian Elements for 
PANSAT.  The vector data comes from NASA; the Keplerian Elements 
were computed from the vector.  

This file may be read by VEC2TLE version 9648 to update your 
Keplerian Elements text file.

Vector format = 117
Satellite Name:         PANSAT
Catalog Number:         25520  98064B    
Epoch Date/Time:        98303.78165625000
                        10/30/1998  18:45:35.100 UTC
EFG E:                   -21534508.000000 ft
    F:                   5229117.00000000 ft
    G:                   -5128845.0000000 ft
    Edot:                -7246.2399999999 ft/s
    Fdot:                -19689.979999999 ft/s
    Gdot:                10460.9300000000 ft/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00000317339 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       0.00000E+00 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        2.30324E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                                1
Rev @ Epoch:                1.92190850231

Launch occurred: 1998-OCT-29 / 19:19:34.064 UTC

The following Keplerian elements were computed by VEC2TLE from this
vector, and the nominal launch time using a 0.5 drag multiplier:

PANSAT      
1 25520U 98064B   98303.78165625  .00000317  00000-0  23032-4 0    13
2 25520  28.4625 151.9199 0007675  28.4084 303.4646 15.02886946    15

Satellite: PANSAT      
Catalog number: 25520
Epoch time:      98303.78165625
Element set:       1
Inclination:       28.4625 deg
RA of node:       151.9199 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0007675
Arg of perigee:    28.4084 deg
Mean anomaly:     303.4646 deg
Mean motion:   15.02886946 rev/day
Decay rate:    3.17339e-06 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:               1
Checksum:              302

VEC2TLE may be downloaded from <http://www.mindspring.com/~n2wwd>.

Ken Ernandes, N2WWD
n2wwd@amsat.org
http://www.mindspring.com/~n2wwd


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