[amsat-bb] BY70-1 decay estimate
hamsat at xs4all.nl
Sun Feb 12 12:27:59 UTC 2017
As a result of lower solar activity in the past week, the decay rate of
BY70-1 has decreased. The satellite may now be expected to re-enter
around February 16 to 19.
The apogee of the satellite has now decreased to 313 km and the perigee
has decreased to 191 km.
On 03-02-17 15:06, Nico Janssen wrote:
> BY70-1 may be expected to re-enter around February 10 to 13.
> The apogee of the satellite has now decreased to 392 km and the perigee
> has decreased to 203 km.
> Nico PA0DLO
> On 28-01-17 14:08, Nico Janssen wrote:
>> If the current trend continues, BY70-1 may be expected to decay and
>> burn up in the atmosphere by mid-February.
>> The apogee of the satellite has decreased from initially 520 km to now
>> 426 km and the perigee has decreased from initially 216 km to now
>> 208 km.
>> Nico PA0DLO
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