Detailed satellite data for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 168.9E
04.01.2017 00:09:32 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]
168.8952E INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 11/04/1998 TYMSC US - 0.0870S 168.8530E 168.9078E 0.005E 0.0011 0.0299 0.6584 0.0019 0.0286 35796.29 35775.19
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]
25.12.2016 18:45:11 04.01.2017 00:08:09 221:22:00 T= 9.22 35775.29 35785.74 -0.66 1196.25 98065A 25522 04.01.2017 11:38 35795.9924 9.5924 3.0751 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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Forecasted events for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) :
Normal TLE source, Epoch:25.12.2016 18:45:11 UTC
Time Since Epoch:221:22:00 T= 9.22 days
16360.78138859
Time of calculation:04.01.2017 00:08:09 UTC
17004.00566106
No next TLE epoch date available
Max south00.6881S 04.01.2017 05:39 UTC@Lon:168.928E
Max east168.9300E 04.01.2017 07:04 UTC
Crossing equatorAscending 04.01.2017 11:38 UTC
Apogee35796.29 [km] 04.01.2017 12:33 UTC@Lon:168.900E
Max north00.6887N 04.01.2017 17:37 UTC@Lon:168.874E
Max west168.8744E 04.01.2017 17:53 UTC
Crossing equatorDescending 04.01.2017 23:36 UTC
Perigee35775.19 [km] 05.01.2017 00:31 UTC@Lon:168.903E

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) :
04.01.2017 11:38 UTC Lon:168.9078E 10[km] from GEO Asc.2
04.01.2017 23:35 UTC Lon:168.8967E -11[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
05.01.2017 11:33 UTC Lon:168.9130E 10[km] from GEO Asc.1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
05.01.2017 23:31 UTC Lon:168.9023E -11[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
06.01.2017 11:30 UTC Lon:168.9189E 10[km] from GEO Asc.2 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
06.01.2017 23:27 UTC Lon:168.9086E -11[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
07.01.2017 11:25 UTC Lon:168.9259E 9[km] from GEO Asc.2 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
07.01.2017 23:22 UTC Lon:168.9160E -11[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
08.01.2017 11:21 UTC Lon:168.9339E 9[km] from GEO Asc.1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
08.01.2017 23:19 UTC Lon:168.9244E -11[km] from GEO Desc.-2 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
09.01.2017 11:16 UTC Lon:168.9428E 9[km] from GEO Asc.1 Time since last crossing:11h 57m 14s
09.01.2017 23:14 UTC Lon:168.9335E -11[km] from GEO Desc.-1 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
10.01.2017 11:13 UTC Lon:168.9522E 9[km] from GEO Asc.2 Time since last crossing:11h 58m 14s
10.01.2017 23:11 UTC Lon:168.9432E -11[km] from GEO Desc.-2 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) :
05.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9003 E
06.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9062 E
07.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9131 E
08.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9210 E
09.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9299 E
10.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9395 E
11.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9496 E
12.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9598 E
13.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9699 E
14.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9796 E
15.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9888 E
16.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 168.9976 E
17.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0062 E
18.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0146 E
19.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0233 E
20.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0322 E
21.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0417 E
22.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0518 E
23.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0626 E
24.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0742 E
25.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0864 E
26.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.0994 E
27.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.1129 E
28.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.1270 E
29.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.1415 E
30.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.1565 E
31.01.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.1719 E
01.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.1879 E
02.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.2046 E
03.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.2222 E
04.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.2408 E
05.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.2604 E
06.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.2809 E
07.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.3020 E
08.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.3235 E
09.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.3449 E
10.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.3661 E
11.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.3869 E
12.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.4072 E
13.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.4272 E
14.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.4470 E
15.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.4669 E
16.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.4870 E
17.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.5076 E
18.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.5288 E
19.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.5507 E
20.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.5733 E
21.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.5967 E
22.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.6208 E
23.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.6456 E
24.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.6710 E
25.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.6969 E
26.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.7233 E
27.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.7502 E
28.02.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.7776 E
01.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.8057 E
02.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.8346 E
03.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.8645 E
04.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.8954 E
05.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.9274 E
06.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.9602 E
07.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 169.9936 E
08.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.0272 E
09.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.0608 E
10.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.0940 E
11.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.1268 E
12.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.1592 E
13.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.1915 E
14.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.2237 E
15.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.2562 E
16.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.2890 E
17.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.3225 E
18.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.3566 E
19.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.3916 E
20.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.4274 E
21.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.4639 E
22.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.5013 E
23.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.5393 E
24.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.5780 E
25.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.6173 E
26.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.6571 E
27.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.6974 E
28.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.7384 E
29.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.7802 E
30.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.8230 E
31.03.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.8670 E
01.04.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.9120 E
02.04.2017 00:08:08 UTC 170.9581 E
03.04.2017 00:08:08 UTC 171.0050 E
04.04.2017 00:08:08 UTC 171.0524 E

NOTE: Based on current TLE data

NOTE: Prediction based on Inclination=0 !