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AMSAT OSCAR 40 Estimated Keplerian Element Set #5



Below is the current state vector and Keplerian element estimate for 
AMSAT OSCAR 40.

Vector format = 7
Satellite Name:         AO-40 / OSCAR 40
Catalog Number:         26609  00072B    
Epoch Date/Time:          343.50000000000
                        12/08/2000  12:00:00.000 UTC
ECI X:                   -11200.159135575 km
    Y:                   -43794.661976426 km
    Z:                   1345.53214763604 km
    Xdot:                1.57306794064000 km/s
    Ydot:                -0.0192097725400 km/s
    Zdot:                0.15371053026000 km/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00000000690 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       0.00000E+00 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        1.23081E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                                5
Rev @ Epoch:               45.09033523945

The following Keplerian elements were computed from this vector:

AO-40 / OSCAR 40
1 26609U 00072B   00343.50000000  .00000001  00000-0  12308-4 0    54
2 26609   6.3783 240.2081 7347480 190.5533 201.9831  2.03015472   455

Satellite: AO-40 / OSCAR 40
Catalog number: 26609
Epoch time:      00343.50000000
Element set:       5
Inclination:        6.3783 deg
RA of node:       240.2081 deg
Eccentricity:    0.7347480
Arg of perigee:   190.5533 deg
Mean anomaly:     201.9831 deg
Mean motion:    2.03015472 rev/day
Decay rate:    6.90000e-09 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:              45
Checksum:              239

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


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