[amsat-bb] Re: [Mw] Satellite to carry Amateur Radio 5840.00 MHz telemetry beacon

Joe Fitzgerald jfitzgerald at alum.wpi.edu
Wed Jan 27 10:07:55 PST 2010

> 1. Keplerian elements are great for satellites, but once UNITEC1 enters
> deep space,
> what do we use to calculate and predict the path for our accurate tracking
> ?

It likely that this spacecraft will be tracked as part of the JPL HORIZONS
system as were other Japanese deep space objects like Nozomi and Hayabusa.
 If that is the case, accurate ephemeris are available to anyone via web,
telnet or e-mail.

See http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/horizons.cgi for details.

-Joe KM1P

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