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Re: Mir elements



WARNING: bad data, very bad data.

The computer that produced these elements must have been suffering the 
effects of excessive New Year's celebrating.     ;)

Even the April first (April Fool's Day) epoch date is appropriate.

Sorry, just couldn't resist commenting.

On Sat, 2 Jan 1999 RPARISE@gelato.gsfc.nasa.gov wrote:
> Date: Sat, 2 Jan 1999 6:00:18 -0500
> From: RPARISE@gelato.gsfc.nasa.gov
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org, JamesOberg@aol.com, gilbert.l.carman1@jsc.nasa.gov,
>     Parise@gelato.gsfc.nasa.gov, abfhb@abacus.gsfc.nasa.gov,
>     pat.kilroy@gsfc.nasa.gov, kc5btl@AMSAT.Org, rwhite@arrl.org,
>     isaac.w.moore1@jsc.nasa.gov
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Mir elements
> 
> Mir   
> 1  1660U  86017A   9 91.1749463030.000319307  00000-0  26407-3 0   87
> 2  1660 951.65707118.8390 20009705301.5770 358.4290315.69927480173513
> 
> Satellite: Mir   
> Catalog number:  1660
> Epoch time:       9091.17494630        (01 APR 09   04:11:55.36 UTC)
> Element set:     NORAD-008
> Inclination:      951.6570 deg
> RA of node:       ******** deg              Mir Space Station
> Eccentricity:    0.2000970                  Orbital Elements
> Arg of perigee:   ******** deg
> Mean anomaly:     358.4290 deg
> Mean motion:  315.69927480 rev/day      Semi-major Axis:  911.0717 Km
> Decay rate:       0.30E+02 rev/day*2    Apogee  Alt:      -5285.01 Km
> Epoch rev:           17351              Perigee Alt:      -5649.62 Km
> 
> Ron Parise, WA4SIR
> Goddard Space Flight Center
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