satwk32 report from OIG BBS

Mike McCants (mikem@freeside.fc.net)
Mon, 10 Aug 1998 12:18:39 -0500 (CDT)

The OIG BBS is still operational.

Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  August 07, 1998

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite Situation
Report.  It provides a listing of objects that have been newly cataloged or
that were reported as no longer being in orbit during the period covered by
this report, excluding classical elements for newly cataloged debris objects
resulting from break-ups.  Source information for this report is provided by
the United States Space Command and NASA.


Period: July 30, 1998 through August 05, 1998

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1998-045C    SL-16 DEB       25409   CIS    28 Jul  104.9   71.1   1135     846
1998-045D    SL-16 DEB       25410   CIS    28 Jul  105.2   71.0   1158     847
1998-045E    SL-16 DEB       25411   CIS    28 Jul  105.2   71.0   1162     845
1998-045F    SL-16 DEB       25412   CIS    28 Jul  104.8   71.1   1123     846
1998-046A    ORBCOMM-FM 13   25413   US     02 Aug  101.3   45.0    825     813
1998-046B    ORBCOMM-FM 14   25414   US     01 Aug  101.3   45.0    825     814
1998-046C    ORBCOMM-FM 15   25415   US     01 Aug  101.3   45.0    825     814
1998-046D    ORBCOMM-FM 16   25416   US     01 Aug  101.3   45.0    826     814
1998-046E    ORBCOMM-FM 20   25417   US     01 Aug  101.3   45.0    827     816
1998-046F    ORBCOMM-FM 19   25418   US     01 Aug  101.3   45.0    827     816
1998-046G    ORBCOMM-FM 18   25419   US     01 Aug  101.3   45.0    827     816
1998-046H    ORBCOMM-FM 17   25420   US     01 Aug  101.3   45.0    828     816
1998-046J    PEGASUS R/B (1) 25421   US     02 Aug   94.5   44.9    730     260
1998-046K    PEGASUS R/B (2) 25422   US     02 Aug   96.8   42.6    825     382
1998-046L    PEGASUS DEBRIS  25423   US     02 Aug  101.5   45.0    835     822

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1987-068E    SL-14 DEB       25179   CIS    18 Aug 1987 29 Jun 1998
1994-029JV   PEGASUS DEB     24194   US     19 May 1994 24 Jul 1998
1971-015AH   COSMOS 397 DEB  05145   CIS    25 Feb 1971 29 Jul 1998
1986-017MP   MIR DEB         25292   CIS    19 Feb 1986 30 Jul 1998
1988-115A    MOLNIYA 1-74    19730   CIS    28 Dec 1988 31 Jul 1998
1994-029GA   PEGASUS DEB     24127   US     19 May 1994 31 Jul 1998
1998-041E    M-5 DEB         25386   JPN    03 Jul 1998 31 Jul 1998
1978-064H    SEASAT 1 DEB    23930   US     27 Jun 1978 02 Aug 1998