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Mir elements (27-Feb-1998)



The following represent the latest Mir orbital elements as provided by Gil
Carman, WA5NOM, at the NASA Johnson Space Center.


Mir
1 16609U 86017A   98058.86429520  .00006784  00000-0  80868-4 0  2891
2 16609  51.6557 239.2869 0005281  70.9362 289.2204 15.62395951686952

Satellite: Mir
Catalog number: 16609
Epoch time:      98058.86429520    =    (27-Feb-1998   20:44:35.105 UTC)
Element set:     289
Inclination:       51.6557 deg
RA of node:       239.2869 deg          Semi-major axis:  3649.4778
n.mi.
Eccentricity:     .0005281              Apogee altitude:   207.4709
n.mi.
Arg of perigee:    70.9362 deg          Perigee altitude:  203.6164
n.mi.
Mean anomaly:     289.2204 deg          Altitude decay:       .0106
n.mi./day
Mean motion:   15.62395951 rev/day      Apsidal rotation:    3.7543
deg/day
Decay rate:      6.784e-05 rev/day^2    Nodal regression:   -5.0393
deg/day
Epoch rev:           68695              Nodal period:       92.1047 min
Checksum:              358


Submitted by Frank H. Bauer, KA3HDO, for the SAREX Working Group



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