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Re: Updated AO-40 Keplerian elements from NORAD Data * EXPLAINED*

On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 03:03:33PM -0600, Diggs, Steve wrote:
> That is NOT to say however, that he speaks the King's English. I have had

:-) No doubt the Englishmen on this list are amused by an
American making reference to the "King's English!"
(Also offered in good fun.)

> NORAD / Space Command determined an accurate set of Keplerian elements for
> AMSAT OSCAR 40 using tracking data from their radars at Eglin AFB, FL and
> the Kwajalein atoll.  The tracking data has good time and geometric
> dispersion, yielding high quality Keplerian elements.  Thus the following
> Keps supersede previous estimates:

Makes perfect sense to me, and I'm no rocket scientist.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>
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