Detailed satellite data for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 168.9E
09.12.2016 07:42:01 UTC
1999 - Jens T. Satre
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Current Sat Longitude Sat Name Launch date Site Org Op Current Lat Longitude at Epoch Equator Crossing Longitude Current Lon Driftrate [degpr.day] Lon rate of change [pr.10 min] Lat rate of change [pr.10min] Inclination E/W Lon Osc (Incl) E/W Lon Osc (Ecc) Current apogee[km] Current perigee[km]
168.9225E INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 11/04/1998 TYMSC US + 0.6090S 168.8628E 168.8834E 0.000E 0.0003 0.0017 0.6210 0.0017 0.0317 35797.87 35774.41
Epoch Time of calculation Time since Epoch Current Alt [km] AVR Alt [km] AVR Distance from GEO [km] Number of orbits ID SatCat Predicted Time next crossing Alt. Eq. Crossing Dist. from GEO eq crossing Satellite velocity
[km/s]
Satellite period
[hh:mm:ss]
08.12.2016 19:33:18 09.12.2016 07:39:51 012:06:00 T= 0.50 35790.46 35786.14 -0.26 6625.51 98065A 25522 09.12.2016 13:19 35797.3677 10.9677 3.0745 23:56:06.1
Satellite launced at Tyuratam Missile and Space Center, Kazakhstan (Also known as Baikonur Cosmodrome) 1998
Satellite Source : United States
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Forecasted events for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) :
Normal TLE source, Epoch:08.12.2016 19:33:18 UTC
Time Since Epoch:012:06:00 T= 0.50 days
16343.8147964
Time of calculation:09.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC
16344.31934627
No next TLE epoch date available
Apogee35797.87 [km] 09.12.2016 12:13 UTC@Lon:168.893E
Crossing equatorAscending 09.12.2016 13:19 UTC
Max west168.8598E 09.12.2016 17:54 UTC
Max north00.6120N 09.12.2016 19:18 UTC@Lon:168.862E
Perigee35774.41 [km] 10.12.2016 00:11 UTC@Lon:168.894E
Crossing equatorDescending 10.12.2016 01:16 UTC
Max east168.9241E 10.12.2016 06:33 UTC
Max south00.6129S 10.12.2016 07:16 UTC@Lon:168.924E

NOTE: The accuracy of TLE will affect the
accuracy of the time calculated.
There will typicaly be better accuracy of
time calculated the larger
eccentricity and inclination are.
Best accurcy will be obtained
for satellites using supplementary TLE from CELESTRAK.
Next 14 equator crossings for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) :
09.12.2016 13:19 UTC Lon:168.8834E 11[km] from GEO Asc.2
10.12.2016 01:17 UTC Lon:168.9019E -12[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
10.12.2016 13:15 UTC Lon:168.8842E 11[km] from GEO Asc.2 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
11.12.2016 01:12 UTC Lon:168.9031E -12[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
11.12.2016 13:10 UTC Lon:168.8861E 11[km] from GEO Asc.2 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
12.12.2016 01:08 UTC Lon:168.9052E -12[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
12.12.2016 13:05 UTC Lon:168.8890E 11[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
13.12.2016 01:03 UTC Lon:168.9083E -12[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
13.12.2016 13:00 UTC Lon:168.8926E 11[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
14.12.2016 00:59 UTC Lon:168.9120E -12[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
14.12.2016 12:57 UTC Lon:168.8966E 11[km] from GEO Asc.1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
15.12.2016 00:55 UTC Lon:168.9161E -12[km] from GEO Desc.-2 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
15.12.2016 12:52 UTC Lon:168.9008E 11[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
16.12.2016 00:51 UTC Lon:168.9201E -12[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s

NOTE: The accuracy of TLE will affect the
accuracy of the time calculated.
There will typicaly be better accuracy of
time calculated the larger
the inclination are.
Best accurcy will be obtained
for satellites using supplementary TLE fron CELESTRAK.
Next 90 days longitude predictions
for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) :
10.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9229 E
11.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9242 E
12.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9266 E
13.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9298 E
14.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9336 E
15.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9375 E
16.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9414 E
17.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9449 E
18.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9480 E
19.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9507 E
20.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9530 E
21.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9553 E
22.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9577 E
23.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9604 E
24.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9636 E
25.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9674 E
26.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9720 E
27.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9772 E
28.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9832 E
29.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9900 E
30.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 168.9973 E
31.12.2016 07:39:51 UTC 169.0052 E
01.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0136 E
02.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0224 E
03.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0317 E
04.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0415 E
05.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0520 E
06.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0632 E
07.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0755 E
08.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.0888 E
09.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.1029 E
10.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.1178 E
11.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.1331 E
12.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.1484 E
13.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.1636 E
14.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.1782 E
15.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.1925 E
16.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.2063 E
17.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.2199 E
18.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.2335 E
19.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.2473 E
20.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.2615 E
21.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.2763 E
22.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.2917 E
23.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.3079 E
24.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.3248 E
25.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.3424 E
26.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.3608 E
27.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.3797 E
28.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.3991 E
29.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.4191 E
30.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.4394 E
31.01.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.4603 E
01.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.4817 E
02.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.5039 E
03.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.5270 E
04.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.5510 E
05.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.5762 E
06.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.6021 E
07.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.6287 E
08.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.6555 E
09.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.6823 E
10.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.7088 E
11.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.7349 E
12.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.7605 E
13.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.7859 E
14.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.8111 E
15.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.8365 E
16.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.8622 E
17.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.8884 E
18.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.9152 E
19.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.9428 E
20.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 169.9712 E
21.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.0004 E
22.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.0304 E
23.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.0610 E
24.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.0923 E
25.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.1241 E
26.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.1565 E
27.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.1893 E
28.02.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.2227 E
01.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.2568 E
02.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.2918 E
03.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.3278 E
04.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.3649 E
05.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.4031 E
06.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.4420 E
07.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.4815 E
08.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.5212 E
09.03.2017 07:39:51 UTC 170.5608 E

NOTE: Based on current TLE data

NOTE: Prediction based on Inclination=0 !