AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

27 Jan 2023 = 2.07 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
28 Jan 2023 = 2.04 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
29 Jan 2023 = 2.05 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
30 Jan 2023 = 2.11 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
31 Jan 2023 = 2.05 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
01 Feb 2023 = 2.07 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
02 Feb 2023 = 2.09 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.

Latest WOD extracted from real-time telemetry.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

20 Jan 2023 = 2.04 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
21 Jan 2023 = 2.09 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
22 Jan 2023 = 2.07 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
23 Jan 2023 = 2.13 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
24 Jan 2023 = 2.07 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
25 Jan 2023 = 2.05 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
26 Jan 2023 = 2.07 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.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

06 Jan 2023 = 2.08 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
07 Jan 2023 = 2.04 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
08 Jan 2023 = 2.00 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
09 Jan 2023 = 2.09 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
10 Jan 2023 = 2.05 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
11 Jan 2023 = 1.99 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
12 Jan 2023 = 2.04 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
13 Jan 2023 = 2.09 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
14 Jan 2023 = 2.05 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
15 Jan 2023 = 1.98 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
16 Jan 2023 = 2.04 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
17 Jan 2023 = 2.05 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
18 Jan 2023 = 2.07 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
19 Jan 2023 = 2.06 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 retrieved from the realtime telemetry


73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

30 Dec 2022 = 2.09 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
31 Dec 2022 = 2.09 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
01 Jan 2023 = 2.07seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
02 Jan 2023 = 2.07 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
03 Jan 2023 = 2.05 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
04 Jan 2023 = 2.02 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)
05 Jan 2023 = 2.03 seconds (from the Sun Sensor Data)

We are now at a spin rate where the mathematical result is now “very ball-park” as the Sun Senor data is becoming increasingly “ragged”.

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.

Latest WOD retrieved from real-time telemetry

73 de Colin VK5HI.