Recap of EOSS-159/160

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EOSS-159 Prediction

Planned Cutaway at 85,000 ft


Saturday March 12th, 2011
Windsor, CO

See the Text Printout below for date of data acquisition.


Green Track = Ascent
Red Track = Descent
Prediction made with Balloon Track
Maps with MapPoint


FAA Prediction

Bear Rng  EL. Vertical                      Dist. Bearing Range VOR
Time      Alt   Deg  Mi. Deg   FPM   Latitude  Longitude  to LOS   Mag    NM   ID
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< 1  4931  328    1   86   1329   40.4737  -104.9623    <1     253    19   GLL
7 14000   61    1   54   1329   40.4824  -104.9413   128     254    18   GLL
14 24000   89    7   28   1329   40.4760  -104.8340   186     250    13   GLL
32 45000   89   30   14    952   40.4785  -104.3849   269      93     8   GLL
48 60000   93   47   12    952   40.4404  -104.0696   316      90    22   GLL
74 85000   95   59   14    952   40.3945  -103.8484   381      91    33   GLL
80 60000   95   62    9  -3556   40.3830  -103.7936   317     287    31   AKO
86 45000   96   68    6  -2484   40.3696  -103.6808   271     290    26   AKO
97 24000   94   83    2  -1525   40.3716  -103.3973   188     313    16   AKO
105 14000   94   88    1  -1239   40.3639  -103.2926   131     328    14   AKO
113  4500   94   89   -1  -1032   40.3741  -103.2688     1     334    14   AKO
GLL = Gill CO, AKO = Akron CO

Prediction

Balloon Track for Windows                                Version 1.9.5
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Flight Prediction
Saturday, March 12, 2011          EOSS-1159   GFS-Short_11_03_12_1200Z.dat
5:55:32 AM                         Windsor                    wbaltrak.ini
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Winds DataFile
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Station: FNL
Flight Date: 12-Mar-11 12:00
Model Date: 12-Mar-11 06:00
DataFile Status: Intact
Intact Records: 18
Corrupt Records: 0
Grid Placement Data
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Reference Site: Int 71-14 West
Latitude: 40.61025� lat.
Longitude: -103.6769� long.
X_Offset: 10.00
Y_Offset: 50.00
Grid Origin
Latitude: 39.8861� lat.
Longitude: -103.86768� long.
Launch Site - Windsor
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Launch Point: 40.47367� lat.   -104.96233� long.
Grid: X=-57.50 Y=40.57
Ascent Rate: 1329 feet per minute
Descent Rate: 950 feet per minute
Altitude: 4931 feet
Maximums Enroute
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Distance to LOS: 380.7 Mi.
Maximum Range: 89.8 Mi.
Maximum Winds: 93.0 mph from 264� at 34,078 feet altitude
Burst Data
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Burst Point: 40.39451� lat.  -103.84844� long.
Grid: X=1.0 Y=35.1
Burst Time: 74.1 minutes
Burst Altitude: 85,000 feet
Burst Bearing: 95.0�
Burst Range: 58.8 Mi.
Predicted Landing Site
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Landing Point: 40.37268� lat.  -103.26111� long.
Grid: X=31.9 Y=33.6
Altitude: 4500 feet
Flight Time: 114 Minutes
Bearing: 93.9� True
Range: 89.7 Mi.
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Bear Rng  EL. Balloon Vertical                                     Dist. Bear   Range VOR
Time      Alt   Deg  Mi. Deg Trk Spd    FPM   Latitude  Longitude  GridX   GridY to LOS  Mag    NM    ID
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< 1  4931  328    1   86 328   1   1329   40.4737  -104.9623  -57.50   40.57    <1   253    19   GLL
1  6493  328    1   86 335   7   1329   40.4739  -104.9625  -57.51   40.59    53   253    19   GLL
2  8192  334    1   75  13  13   1329   40.4759  -104.9637  -57.57   40.72    77   253    19   GLL
4  9997  359    1   65  66  17   1329   40.4800  -104.9625  -57.50   41.01    96   254    19   GLL
5 11913   31    1   62  90  28   1329   40.4824  -104.9554  -57.12   41.17   112   254    19   GLL
7 13950   61    1   54  95  37   1329   40.4824  -104.9417  -56.41   41.17   128   254    18   GLL
8 16125   76    2   45  94  42   1329   40.4811  -104.9226  -55.40   41.09   142   254    17   GLL
10 18468   83    3   37  94  47   1329   40.4799  -104.8992  -54.17   41.00   157   253    16   GLL
12 20997   86    5   32  95  51   1329   40.4784  -104.8708  -52.69   40.89   171   252    15   GLL
14 23760   88    7   28  93  58   1329   40.4761  -104.8373  -50.93   40.74   185   251    13   GLL
16 26801   90    9   25  88  67   1329   40.4744  -104.7953  -48.72   40.62   199   249    11   GLL
19 30200   89   12   22  84  77   1329   40.4757  -104.7409  -45.87   40.71   214   246     9   GLL
22 34078   88   15   20  84  93   1329   40.4812  -104.6700  -42.14   41.09   230   242     6   GLL
25 38671   87   21   17  94  88   1329   40.4890  -104.5685  -36.80   41.63   247   203     2   GLL
32 44646   89   30   14  94  75    952   40.4790  -104.3937  -27.63   40.94   268    94     7   GLL
40 52963   90   41   12 106  52    952   40.4668  -104.1865  -16.75   40.09   295    88    17   GLL
55 67011   94   53   12 103  18    952   40.4139  -103.9532   -4.50   36.45   335    91    28   GLL
74 85000   95   59   14 103  18    952   40.3945  -103.8484    1.01   35.10   381    91    33   GLL
78 67011   95   60   11 103  18  -4204   40.3901  -103.8247    2.26   34.80   336   286    33   AKO
83 52963   96   64    8 106  52  -3005   40.3732  -103.7510    6.14   33.63   296   288    29   AKO
86 44646   96   68    6  94  75  -2463   40.3680  -103.6710   10.35   33.28   270   291    26   AKO
89 38671   96   72    5  94  88  -2135   40.3630  -103.5933   14.44   32.93   249   294    23   AKO
92 34078   95   76    4  84  93  -1913   40.3678  -103.5228   18.14   33.26   231   300    20   AKO
94 30200   95   79    3  84  77  -1749   40.3714  -103.4689   20.98   33.51   216   305    19   AKO
96 26801   94   81    2  88  67  -1621   40.3720  -103.4244   23.32   33.55   201   310    17   AKO
98 23760   94   83    2  93  58  -1517   40.3701  -103.3877   25.25   33.42   187   314    16   AKO
100 20997   94   85    1  95  51  -1430   40.3676  -103.3566   26.88   33.24   173   318    15   AKO
102 18468   94   86    1  94  47  -1357   40.3657  -103.3290   28.34   33.11   159   322    14   AKO
104 16125   94   87    1  94  42  -1293   40.3641  -103.3050   29.60   33.00   145   326    14   AKO
105 13950   94   89    1  95  37  -1238   40.3624  -103.2845   30.68   32.89   131   330    13   AKO
107 11913   94   89    1  90  28  -1189   40.3622  -103.2693   31.48   32.87   116   333    13   AKO
109  9997   94   90   -1  66  17  -1145   40.3649  -103.2610   31.92   33.06   100   334    13   AKO
110  8192   94   90   -1  13  13  -1106   40.3698  -103.2594   32.00   33.40    82   335    13   AKO
112  6493   94   90   -1 335   7  -1071   40.3723  -103.2608   31.92   33.57    60   335    14   AKO
114  4500   94   90   -1 328   1  -1032   40.3727  -103.2611   31.91   33.60     1   335    14   AKO
GLL = Gill CO, AKO = Akron CO