NEAR designations

Craig Cholar (3432P@VM1.CC.NPS.NAVY.MIL)
Fri, 23 Jan 98 12:07:05 PST

In case those who saw NEAR want to add it to your observing logs, the
NORAD number number for it is 23784, and the COSPAR ID is 96008A.
I'm only mentioning this here because NEAR doesn't show up in the
TLE files since it isn't in earth orbit.  The NEAR rocket is still
in orbit as 23785, 96008B.
Craig Cholar