Re: TLE's & Common names

Neil Clifford (
Tue, 20 Jan 1998 19:26:04 +0000 (GMT)

|>     Does anyone on SeeSat-L know of a web page or other resource where a 
|>     person can cross-reference between the NORAD/International numbers 
|>     found in TLEs and the common spacecraft name?

Satellite situation report:

mirrored at, or go to OIG. This includes Cospar ID,
NORAD number and _a_ common name.

|>     because so many people talk about it. But what about other, less 
|>     common, satellites when only the name is known?
|> [edit]
|>     the data. Problem is, which elset goes with which common name 
|>     satellite?

To cross reference common names I can only suggest trying different
satellite catalogues - eg RAE tables, or some of the web based satellite

Alternatively plug names into a web search engine (eg altavista) and see
what web pages turn up.


Neil Clifford                                       <>