AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

11 Jun 2021 = 40.1 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
12 Jun 2021 = 37.9 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
13 Jun 2021 = 34.6 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
14 Jun 2021 = 32.1 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
15 Jun 2021 = 39.7 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
16 Jun 2021 = 27.4 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
17 Jun 2021 = 25.7 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)

Special thanks to Terry VK5GU and Colin VK3HBF for their continued assistance with downloads this week.
AO-73 continues to rotate in the reverse spin direction about the Z-Z axis with a slow relatively stable rotation about AO-73’s offset Centre of Mass.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

04 Jun 2021 = 39.0 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
05 Jun 2021 = 43.9 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
06 Jun 2021 = 49.6 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
07 Jun 2021 = 50.1 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
08 Jun 2021 = 48.3 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
09 Jun 2021 = 46.0 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
10 Jun 2021 = 43.0 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)

Special thanks to Terry VK5GU and Colin VK3HBF for their assistance with downloads this week.
AO-73 continues to rotate in the reverse spin direction about the Z-Z axis with minimal Nutation.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

28 May 2021 = 16.6 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
29 May 2021 = 18.7 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
30 May 2021 = 19.1 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
31 May 2021
01 Jun 2021 = 23.8 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
02 Jun 2021 = 25.4 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
03 Jun 2021 = 32.7 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)

73 de Colin VK5HI.