[amsat-bb] Fw: Update: DELFI C3 Close Approach Message

Peter Portanova wb2oqq at verizon.net
Mon May 14 05:13:23 PDT 2012

Good Morning,



Subject: Update: DELFI C3 Close Approach Message


The United States Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) has updated a
predicted conjunction between DELFI C3 (SCC# 32789) and SCC# 3569.

Primary Object: DELFI C3 (SCC# 32789)
Secondary Object: SCC# 3569
Time of Closest Approach: 15 MAY 2012 06:38 UTC

Overall miss distance: 307 meters
Radial (dU) miss distance: 126 meters
In-Track (dV) miss distance: 228 meters
Cross-track (dW) miss distance: -162 meters

Primary Radial Error (U): 17 meters
Primary In-track Error (V): 533 meters
Primary Cross-track Error (W): 29 meters

Secondary Radial Error (U): 17 meters
Secondary In-track Error (V): 216 meters
Secondary Cross-track Error (W): 31 meters

Please reply to this message to acknowledge receipt of this close approach

Very Respectfully,

JSpOC Orbital Protection Team
Joint Space Operations Center
Vandenberg Air Force Base, California USA

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