OCEAN AMBASSADORS
Satellite Data for
Turtle Hani

Here are the best location data for Turtle Hani. This information covers the period October 21 to December 31, 1998. See if you can make your own map plotting the positions of Turtle Hani. A base map of the Sulu Sea Area, with coordinates, is available here. Maybe you can solve one more mystery about these fascinating ocean ambassadors. Good luck!
Date Time
(GMT)
Location
Class*
North
Latitude
(Values are in
degrees and
decimals)
East
Longitude
(Values are in
degrees and
decimals)

Transmitter attached using Epoxy glue October 17, 1998, Baguan Island, Philippine Turtle Islands, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines.
First signal received October 17, 1998 (but poor quality).
Last good quality signal received December 31, 1998
See also: What could have happened to Hani?

Oct. 21, 1998 23:02 3 6.118 118.458
Oct. 25, 1998 11:29 2 6.106 118.449
Oct. 26, 1998 10:18 3 6.108 118.446
Oct. 27, 1998 13:04 3 6.104 118.449
Nov. 07, 1998 11:41 3 6.103 118.446
Nov. 08, 1998 18:49 0 6.099 118.457
Nov. 10, 1998 09:46 0 6.106 118.436
Nov. 11, 1998 09:28 1 6.038 118.393
Nov. 16, 1998 19:01 1 5.904 118.422
Nov. 18, 1998 23:39 0 5.843 118.723
Nov. 19, 1998 23:14 2 5.948 118.503
Nov. 22, 1998 00:09 3 5.995 118.614
Nov. 23, 1998 10:01 2 5.550 119.884
Nov. 26, 1998 18:54 1 5.204 120.409
Nov. 30, 1998 12:40 2 5.204 120.412
Dec. 08, 1998 01:31 1 5.209 120.423
Dec. 20, 1998 00:42 1 5.208 120.420
Dec. 21, 1998 19:16 2 5.206 120.413
Dec. 23, 1998 18:53 1 5.204 120.416
Dec. 31, 1998 11:50 2 5.203 120.413
Last signal received on January 23, 1999 (but poor quality).
The times for transmitter positions are given in GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). Philippine Time is GMT + 8. For example, at GMT 0:09 it is 8:09 in the Philippines and Malaysia; at GMT 11:41 it is 19:31, or 7:31 PM in the Philippines and Malaysia.

* 1, 2, 3: High Quality,   0: Medium Quality   A, B, Z: Poor Quality (Not shown)
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