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ISS Zarya (FGB) Orbital Data - Estimated



Below is the estimated State Vector and Keplerian Elements for 
Zarya -- the ISS FGB.  The vector data was computed from NASA 
Space Shuttle rendezvous data; the Keplerian Elements were 
computed from the vector.  

This file may be read by VEC2TLE version 9648 to update your 
Keplerian Elements text file.

Vector format = 10107
Satellite Name:         Zarya (FGB)
Catalog Number:         99999            
Epoch MET:                  0.01388888900
                           0/00:20:00.000 MET
EFG E:                   -3953.3543230000 km
    F:                   3267.74177400000 km
    G:                   4424.13963799999 km
    Edot:                -5.9739737600000 km/s
    Fdot:                -2.7373471400000 km/s
    Gdot:                -3.3176005800000 km/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00002895409 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       0.00000E+00 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        3.40026E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                                1
Rev @ Epoch:                1.34316243611

Note that 99999 is a temporary catalog number.  Zarya will be  
assigned a permanent catalog number and international designator
when it is launched.

Launch scheduled: 1998-NOV-20 / 06:40 UTC

The following Keplerian elements were computed by VEC2TLE from this
vector, and the nominal launch time using a 0.5 drag multiplier:

Zarya (FGB) 
1 99999U          98324.29166667  .00002895  00000-0  34003-4 0    16
2 99999  51.5910 167.7067 0023097 281.8941 201.6647 15.60448809    18

Satellite: Zarya (FGB) 
Catalog number: 99999
Epoch time:      98324.29166667
Element set:       1
Inclination:       51.5910 deg
RA of node:       167.7067 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0023097
Arg of perigee:   281.8941 deg
Mean anomaly:     201.6647 deg
Mean motion:   15.60448809 rev/day
Decay rate:    2.89541e-05 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:               1
Checksum:              333

VEC2TLE may be downloaded from <http://www.mindspring.com/~n2wwd>.

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

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