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e-St@r-II – thank you :-)


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New Online Telemetry supporters


A big welcome to some new Online Telemetry database supporters.

Thanks to all who are supporting this platform and sharing your received telemetry.

welcome-to-some-new-otf-supporters


e-str@-II CW callsign


estar_cw_04082016


e-st@r-II packet


it looks good – but couldn’t decode …

estar_18052016


e-st@r-ii telemetry


e-st@r-ii telemetry, received by the 25m dish in Dwingeloo The Netherlands and decoded with the DK3WN e-st@r-ii decoder.

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estar-2_pe0sat_17052016_2009

estar-2_pe0sat_17052016_2009_1


e-star-II packets every 120 seconds


estar2_06052016
estar_zoom


AAUSAT4 seems to be Object E


aausat4_obj_e

aausat4_obj_d

all_objects
AAUSAT4 and e-star-II moving very slowly apart – but I think AAUSAT4 is Object E now
 

AAUSAT4
1 41460U 16025E   16125.01624344  .00005176  00000-0  29766-3 0  9990
2 41460  98.2189 132.9653 0175755 214.9081 144.0516 15.00798438  1151
ESTAR2
1 41459U 16025D   16125.01627179  .00002133  00000-0  12573-3 0  9995
2 41459  98.2204 132.9681 0176031 214.8617 144.0991 15.00777781  1155
OUFTI
1 41458U 16025C   16125.01637459  .00003118  00000-0  18132-3 0  9997
2 41458  98.2193 132.9679 0176176 214.8704 144.0884 15.00762012  1157


e-st@r-II packets


… at least 3-4 good beacons heard – but unfortunately no decodes

estar2_02052016


Soyuz ST-A (VS-14) – TLE lottery


… for me – it’s solved:

e-st@r-II     Object E
AAUSAT4       Object D
OUFTI-1       Object C

oufti_c_e

OUFTI-1
1 41458U 16025C   16120.88249394  .00001709  00000-0  10182-3 0  9995
2 41458  98.2193 128.5969 0176342 228.5875 130.0080 15.00737445   532
AAUSAT4
1 41459U 16025D   16120.88244391  .00002690  00000-0  15727-3 0  9998
2 41459  98.2205 128.5958 0176061 228.5999 129.9977 15.00760696   536
ESTAR-2
1 41460U 16025E   16120.88244188  .00001704  00000-0  10157-3 0  9991
2 41460  98.2191 128.5950 0176074 228.5633 130.0350 15.00757796   538

TLE 0.8 days old
beacon Ch A is 240 Hz lower than Ch B


e-st@r-II beacons very weak


05:40 UTC 1k2 beacon every 2 minutes – but too weak to decode

estar2_beacons

15:01:57 and 15:03:57 UTC again very weak signal heard (low 10 deg elevation pass)