Re: Satellite magnitudes a volont'e

From: Neil T. Clifford <neil_at_eeyore.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 1995 23:19:37 -0400

Bart wrote:

> Edward S. Light wrote in seesat/338 :

> >(Mir, space shuttle, etc.), and my efforts to include other objects are
> >hampered by my lack of any data on the intrinsic brightness of the satellites
> >represented in the lists of TLEs. I slapped together computer programs which

> Regarding your question, I know that Mike McCants' prediction program Quicksat
> contains a large file with satellite magnitudes. A uuencoded and zipped

> Satellite magnitudes can also be found in a file made available by Walter
> Nissen.

...and the magnitudes given in the Molczan tle's? Magnitude when 50
percent lit at a distance of 1000km I think (or am I wrong :-) ?

URL is

ftp://kilroy.jpl.nasa.gov/pub/space/elements/molczan/new_molc.Z

regards,

Neil.

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