[amsat-bb] Re: USA-193 destroyed

Dave Guimont dguimon1 at san.rr.com
Thu Feb 21 12:46:30 PST 2008

>The 11pm TV news reports that the Navy sucessfully destroyed USA-193 tonight
>at about 10:30 pm EST, or 03:30 GMT February 21. I suggest you keep watching
>the predicted passes, you might see some nice meteors in the next few days as
>the debris falls back to Earth. The latest keps posted on heavens-above are:
>1 29651U 06057A   08050.77400802  .00256405  00000-0  29678-3 0    02
>2 29651  58.5208  31.8067 0009932  58.7181 301.4893 16.08191854    02

Tnx, Dan,

I've got one here at 0021z (day), 0944z (nite), and 0012z (day).
Would have to be a pretty big chunk to see it by day!

I put them in IT, and the decay rate is not very high, after the hit 
would certainly be higher!!

But I'll take a look until I hear it's down....

            73, Dave, WB6LLO
                dguimon1 at san.rr.com

                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E... 

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