Detailed satellite data for INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 169.0E
01.07.2015 16:50:06 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]
168.9768E INTELSAT 8 (IS-8) 11/04/1998 TYMSC US + 0.0156N 168.9942E 169.0337E 0.005E 0.0009 0.0010 0.0416 0.0000 0.0403 35800.67 35770.90
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]
29.06.2015 00:00:00 01.07.2015 16:47:43 064:47:00 T= 2.70 35793.06 35785.78 -0.62 3.71 98065A 25522 02.07.2015 02:38 35772.7638 -13.6362 3.0744 23:56:05.2
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) :
Supplementary TLE, Epoch:29.06.2015 00:00:00 UTC
Time Since Epoch:064:47:00 T= 2.70 days
15180
Time of calculation:01.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC
15182.69981255
No next TLE epoch date available
Max west168.9721E 01.07.2015 18:40 UTC
Max north00.0277N 01.07.2015 20:31 UTC@Lon:168.977E
Perigee35770.90 [km] 02.07.2015 00:43 UTC@Lon:169.014E
Crossing equatorDescending 02.07.2015 02:38 UTC
Max east169.0554E 02.07.2015 06:47 UTC
Max south00.0257S 02.07.2015 08:35 UTC@Lon:169.051E
Apogee35800.67 [km] 02.07.2015 12:41 UTC@Lon:169.016E
Crossing equatorAscending 02.07.2015 14:42 UTC

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) :
02.07.2015 02:38 UTC Lon:169.0337E -14[km] from GEO Desc.0
02.07.2015 14:42 UTC Lon:168.9960E 12[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 04m 14s
03.07.2015 02:46 UTC Lon:169.0406E -13[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 03m 14s
03.07.2015 14:49 UTC Lon:168.9999E 12[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 03m 14s
04.07.2015 02:51 UTC Lon:169.0477E -13[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 02m 14s
04.07.2015 14:53 UTC Lon:169.0046E 11[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 02m 14s
05.07.2015 02:54 UTC Lon:169.0547E -13[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 00m 14s
05.07.2015 14:55 UTC Lon:169.0101E 11[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 01m 14s
06.07.2015 02:54 UTC Lon:169.0616E -13[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:11h 59m 14s
06.07.2015 14:54 UTC Lon:169.0161E 11[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 00m 14s
07.07.2015 02:55 UTC Lon:169.0688E -13[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 00m 14s
07.07.2015 14:56 UTC Lon:169.0221E 11[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 01m 14s
08.07.2015 02:58 UTC Lon:169.0768E -12[km] from GEO Desc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 02m 14s
08.07.2015 15:02 UTC Lon:169.0278E 10[km] from GEO Asc.0 Time since last crossing:12h 04m 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) :
02.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 168.9814 E
03.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 168.9865 E
04.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 168.9922 E
05.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 168.9981 E
06.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0043 E
07.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0108 E
08.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0177 E
09.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0250 E
10.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0329 E
11.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0412 E
12.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0499 E
13.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0588 E
14.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0678 E
15.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0768 E
16.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0855 E
17.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.0942 E
18.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1027 E
19.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1112 E
20.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1199 E
21.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1288 E
22.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1382 E
23.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1482 E
24.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1591 E
25.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1709 E
26.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1838 E
27.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.1977 E
28.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.2128 E
29.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.2287 E
30.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.2455 E
31.07.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.2628 E
01.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.2805 E
02.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.2985 E
03.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.3168 E
04.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.3354 E
05.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.3545 E
06.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.3740 E
07.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.3941 E
08.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.4146 E
09.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.4355 E
10.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.4565 E
11.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.4775 E
12.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.4985 E
13.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.5193 E
14.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.5400 E
15.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.5607 E
16.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.5814 E
17.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.6023 E
18.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.6237 E
19.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.6456 E
20.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.6682 E
21.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.6918 E
22.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.7164 E
23.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.7422 E
24.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.7690 E
25.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.7969 E
26.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.8258 E
27.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.8553 E
28.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.8854 E
29.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.9158 E
30.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.9466 E
31.08.2015 16:47:43 UTC 169.9777 E
01.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.0092 E
02.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.0412 E
03.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.0738 E
04.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.1070 E
05.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.1406 E
06.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.1745 E
07.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.2086 E
08.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.2427 E
09.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.2767 E
10.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.3106 E
11.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.3445 E
12.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.3784 E
13.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.4126 E
14.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.4470 E
15.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.4821 E
16.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.5178 E
17.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.5545 E
18.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.5922 E
19.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.6310 E
20.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.6710 E
21.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.7122 E
22.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.7545 E
23.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.7977 E
24.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.8415 E
25.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.8859 E
26.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.9307 E
27.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 170.9759 E
28.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 171.0215 E
29.09.2015 16:47:43 UTC 171.0677 E

NOTE: Based on current TLE data

NOTE: Prediction based on Inclination=0 !