Detailed satellite data for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 169.0E
31.08.2015 23:44:57 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]
168.9969E INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 11/04/1998 TYMSC US + 0.0489S 168.9987E 169.0375E 0.001E 0.0016 0.0004 0.0647 0.0000 0.0370 35799.67 35772.35
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]
31.08.2015 00:00:00 31.08.2015 23:43:12 023:43:00 T= 0.99 35772.44 35786.01 -0.39 1.99 98065A 25522 01.09.2015 06:15 35786.7508 0.3508 3.0752 23:56:05.7
Satellite launced at Tyuratam Missile and Space Center, Kazakhstan (Also known as Baikonur Cosmodrome) 1998
Satellite Source : United States
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Atmospheric Refraction:
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Forecasted events for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) :
Supplementary TLE, Epoch:31.08.2015 00:00:00 UTC
Time Since Epoch:023:43:00 T= 0.99 days
15243
Time of calculation:31.08.2015 23:43:12 UTC
15243.98834203
Next supplementary TLE epoch at 31.08.2015 00:00:00 UTC (15243.000000000)
Max east169.0376E 01.09.2015 06:04 UTC
Crossing equatorAscending 01.09.2015 06:15 UTC
Apogee35799.67 [km] 01.09.2015 12:03 UTC@Lon:169.001E
Max north00.0493N 01.09.2015 12:15 UTC@Lon:168.999E
Max west168.9638E 01.09.2015 18:01 UTC
Crossing equatorDescending 01.09.2015 18:14 UTC
Perigee35772.35 [km] 02.09.2015 00:01 UTC@Lon:169.001E
Max south00.0491S 02.09.2015 00:13 UTC@Lon:169.003E

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) :
01.09.2015 06:15 UTC Lon:169.0375E 0[km] from GEO Asc.0
01.09.2015 18:13 UTC Lon:168.9639E -1[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
02.09.2015 06:12 UTC Lon:169.0385E 0[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 59m 14s
02.09.2015 18:11 UTC Lon:168.9651E -1[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 59m 14s
03.09.2015 06:10 UTC Lon:169.0399E 0[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
03.09.2015 18:09 UTC Lon:168.9669E -1[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 59m 14s
04.09.2015 06:07 UTC Lon:169.0419E 0[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
04.09.2015 18:05 UTC Lon:168.9692E -1[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
05.09.2015 06:03 UTC Lon:169.0444E 0[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
05.09.2015 17:59 UTC Lon:168.9717E -1[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 56m 14s
06.09.2015 05:54 UTC Lon:169.0471E 0[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 55m 14s
06.09.2015 17:49 UTC Lon:168.9743E -1[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 55m 14s
07.09.2015 05:43 UTC Lon:169.0498E 0[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 53m 14s
07.09.2015 17:36 UTC Lon:168.9770E 0[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 53m 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) :
01.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 168.9984 E
02.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0004 E
03.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0029 E
04.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0059 E
05.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0091 E
06.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0125 E
07.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0157 E
08.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0189 E
09.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0217 E
10.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0244 E
11.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0270 E
12.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0297 E
13.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0325 E
14.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0358 E
15.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0396 E
16.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0441 E
17.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0495 E
18.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0559 E
19.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0634 E
20.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0718 E
21.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0813 E
22.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.0916 E
23.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1025 E
24.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1138 E
25.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1256 E
26.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1377 E
27.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1501 E
28.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1630 E
29.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1764 E
30.09.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.1904 E
01.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.2049 E
02.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.2199 E
03.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.2351 E
04.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.2503 E
05.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.2654 E
06.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.2804 E
07.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.2952 E
08.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.3098 E
09.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.3244 E
10.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.3392 E
11.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.3543 E
12.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.3699 E
13.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.3862 E
14.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.4033 E
15.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.4214 E
16.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.4405 E
17.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.4608 E
18.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.4820 E
19.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.5043 E
20.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.5273 E
21.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.5509 E
22.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.5750 E
23.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.5995 E
24.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.6243 E
25.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.6495 E
26.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.6753 E
27.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.7017 E
28.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.7287 E
29.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.7563 E
30.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.7842 E
31.10.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.8123 E
01.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.8405 E
02.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.8686 E
03.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.8965 E
04.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.9243 E
05.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.9521 E
06.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 169.9799 E
07.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.0081 E
08.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.0367 E
09.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.0659 E
10.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.0959 E
11.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.1268 E
12.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.1588 E
13.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.1920 E
14.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.2262 E
15.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.2616 E
16.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.2979 E
17.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.3349 E
18.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.3725 E
19.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.4106 E
20.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.4490 E
21.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.4879 E
22.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.5274 E
23.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.5674 E
24.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.6081 E
25.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.6495 E
26.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.6914 E
27.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.7337 E
28.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.7761 E
29.11.2015 23:43:12 UTC 170.8185 E

NOTE: Based on current TLE data

NOTE: Prediction based on Inclination=0 !