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PANSAT Rev 27 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:        98304.79293981500
                        10/31/1998  19:01:50.000 UTC
EFG E:                   -13262008.000000 ft
    F:                   -16220741.000000 ft
    G:                   8792274.00000000 ft
    Edot:                19050.5299999999 ft/s
    Fdot:                -11814.110000000 ft/s
    Gdot:                6926.31000000000 ft/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00000320641 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       0.00000E+00 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        2.32210E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                                2
Rev @ Epoch:               27.15088924074

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   98304.79293981  .00000321  00000-0  23221-4 0    28
2 25520  28.4628 145.2977 0007555  39.6448  14.6914 15.02970111   278

Satellite: PANSAT      
Catalog number: 25520
Epoch time:      98304.79293981
Element set:       2
Inclination:       28.4628 deg
RA of node:       145.2977 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0007555
Arg of perigee:    39.6448 deg
Mean anomaly:      14.6914 deg
Mean motion:   15.02970111 rev/day
Decay rate:    3.20641e-06 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:              27
Checksum:              295

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


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


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