[amsat-bb] Fw: UPDATE: OSCAR 7 Close Approach Notification

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sat Feb 16 11:40:00 PST 2013

I don't normally get too excited about these, but this one is a little closer than normal. Some reception reports immediately after would be appreciated.

73, Drew KO4MA

>Subject: UPDATE: OSCAR 7 Close Approach Notification
>The United States Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) has updated a
>predicted conjunction between OSCAR 7 (SCC# 7530) and SCC# 18116.
>Primary Object: OSCAR 7 (SCC# 7530)
>Secondary Object: SCC# 18116
>Time of Closest Approach: 18 FEB 2013 22:06 UTC
>Overall miss distance: 57 meters
>Radial (dU) miss distance: 25 meters
>In-Track (dV) miss distance: -25 meters
>Cross-track (dW) miss distance: 46 meters
>Primary Radial Error (U): 11 meters
>Primary In-Track Error (U): 57 meters
>Primary Cross-track Error (U): 6 meters
>Secondary Radial Error (U): 12 meters
>Secondary In-Track Error (U): 55 meters
>Secondary Cross-Track Error (U): 11 meters

More information about the AMSAT-BB mailing list