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Re: Predicting Final Orbit



try this site , i know they have it . you might have to send a message to
the list http://www2.satellite.eu.org/sat/seesat/seesatindex.html

also check my weather page  http://www.qsl.net/kb2qle/rock.htm
you may find the infomation on one of my space links


----- Original Message -----
From: William B Magnusson <williamb@netc.net.au>
To: Matt Donohoe <TheRelic@dingoblue.net.au>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 7:04 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Predicting Final Orbit


> Hi Matt,
>
> >
> >Is there any program around that can predict using 'current' keps when a
> >satellite will decay into earth's orbit?
> >
>
> The program "SatEvo" will do just that. It was written by Alan Pickup
> and is available from him. His email address is
>
>                 alan@wingar.demon.co.uk
>
> Regards, Bill...vk3jt
> Milawa Australia
>
> BTW:
> I'm not sure that I understood your question regarding AO-10.
> It has a highly elliptical orbit which means that a "pass" can
> last for many hours or sometimes just some minutes depending
> on where it is in its orbit when you can 'see' it. If it's way
> out at apogee you can get several hours of operating time but
> if it's around perigee when you see it you may only get 20-30 min
> as it goes over close in to the earth.
>
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