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Re: ANDE FCAL Re-entry



I am curious how the location of re-entry can be predicted with such 
accuracy when the time of re-entry is only known within +/- 14 hours?

Larry W7IN

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Armando Mercado" <am25544@triton.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, May 23, 2008 7:14 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ANDE FCAL Re-entry


> Hello,
> Space Track is now predicting ANDE FCAL re-entry this
> Sunday, May 25 at 1120 UTC  +/- 14 hours.
> Predicted location of re-entry is 42.9 N 59E.
>
> ANDE FCAL (NO-62) altitude is less than 108 miles.  Beacon
> is 437.385MHz and doppler is amazing on an overhead pass.
>
> ANDE FCAL SPHERE 2
> 1 29667U 06055J   08144.15059494  .01241272  12319-4  12424-3 0  9692
> 2 29667 051.6119 077.8021 0003880 260.9751 099.0908 16.37292428 82558
>
> 73, Armando N8IGJ
>
>
>
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