AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

23 Sep 2022 = 2.82 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
24 Sep 2022 = 2.87 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
25 Sep 2022 = 2.87 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
26 Sep 2022 = 2.94 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
27 Sep 2022 = 2.94 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
28 Sep 2022 = 2.95 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
29 Sep 2022 = 3.00 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)

AO-73 continues spinning about the Z-Z axis at a fast rate with the Z-Z axis very slowly precessing about AO-73’s centre of mass in a not so stable attitude.

The latest WOD extracted from the realtime telemetry.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

16 Sep 2022 = 2.74 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
17 Sep 2022 = 2.73 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
18 Sep 2022 = 2.78 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
19 Sep 2022 = 2.78 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
20 Sep 2022 = 2.78 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
21 Sep 2022 = 2.80 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
22 Sep 2022 = 2.83 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)

AO-73 continues spinning about the Z-Z axis at a fast rate with the Z-Z axis very slowly precessing about AO-73’s centre of mass in a relatively stable attitude.
Over the last two months 22 July to 22 September AO-73’s rotational spin has slowly decreased from 27 rpm to 21 rpm.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

09 Sep 2022 = 2.64 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
10 Sep 2022 = 2.65 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
11 Sep 2022 = 2.61 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
12 Sep 2022 = 2.63 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
13 Sep 2022 = 2.69 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
14 Sep 2022 = 2.71 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
15 Sep 2022 = 2.67 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)

AO-73 continues spinning about the Z-Z axis at a fast rate with the Z-Z axis very slowly precessing about AO-73’s centre of mass in a relatively stable attitude.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

02 Sep 2022 = 2.56 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
03 Sep 2022 = 2.54 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
04 Sep 2022 = 2.58 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
05 Sep 2022 = 2.53 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
06 Sep 2022 = 2.60 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
07 Sep 2022 = 2.59 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
08 Sep 2022 = 2.63 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)

AO-73 continues spinning about the Z-Z axis at a fast rate with the Z-Z axis very slowly precessing about AO-73’s centre of mass in a relatively stable attitude.

Latest downloaded WOD.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

26 Aug 2022 = 2.47 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
27 Aug 2022 = 2.49 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
28 Aug 2022 = 2.48 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
29 Aug 2022 = 2.50 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
30 Aug 2022 = 2.51 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
31 Aug 2022 = 2.52 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
01 Sep 2022 = 2.53 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)

AO-73 continues spinning about the Z-Z axis at a fast rate with the Z-Z axis very slowly precessing about AO-73’s centre of mass in a relatively stable attitude.

Latest downloaded WOD,

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

19 Aug 2022 = 2.41 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
20 Aug 2022 = 2.38 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
21 Aug 2022 = 2.43 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
22 Aug 2022 = 2.43 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
23 Aug 2022 = 2.46 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
24 Aug 2022 = 2.40 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
25 Aug 2022 = 2.46 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)

AO-73 continues spinning about the Z-Z axis at a fast rate with the Z-Z axis very slowly precessing about AO-73’s centre of mass in a relatively stable attitude.

Latest downloaded WOD.

73 de Colin VK5HI.