PPAS program changes

From: Bram Dorreman (bram.dorreman@skynet.be)
Date: Wed Jan 04 2006 - 15:12:44 EST

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    Following are changes to the priority for observation of PPAS-objects.
    Every line contains:
    International designator
    catalogue number
    old priority
    new priority
    name
    comment with code used in the PPAS for the observer(s) who detected the 
    change(s)
    
    1969-082F 04247   -  3  OPS 7613 (P/L 5); variable (RE); new to the program
    1975-027E 10730   3  -  Geos 3 debris; steady for a long time; drop from 
    program
    1978-016C 12908  1  -  dropped because it has decayed
    1987-053A 18123  6  -  DMSP 5D2-F8 (USA 26); steady for a long time; drop 
    from program
    1988-005A 18820  -  2  Meteor-2 17; variable (RE); new to the program
    1992-010A 21893  -  2  Superbird B1; variable (BY, EC,  RF); new to the 
    program
    1992-012A 21902  -  3  Kosmos 2181; variable (RE); new to the program
    1997-052C 24955  3  1  Kosmos 2346 rk [Kosmos]; accelarating (LB)
    1998-026B 25320  2  1  Iridium 71; steady for a long time; drop from program
    1999-034A 25789  2  6  Quickscat; Is payload with constant flash period
    2001-023B 26819  2  1  Kosmos 2378 rk [Kosmos]; mean motion jumps (MM) 
    together with acceleration of flash period  (LB)
    2001-055B 26998  3  -  TIMED; steady for a long time; drop from program
    2002-037D 27473  4  -  Kosmos 2392 r2; steady for a long time; drop from 
    program
    2002-058F 27610  5  -  Rubin 2 rk [Dnepr]; steady for a long time; drop from 
    program
    2004-025B 28367  4  -  Celestis 04 Dnepr rk; steady for a long time; drop 
    from program
    2005-11B 28637    -  3  XSS-11 rk [Minotaur]; variable (RE); new to the 
    program
    2005-027A 28776  -  -  FSW-3 4 service module; decayed
    2005-048C 28910 -  1  Kosmos 2416 rk [Kosmos]; recent launch -> rapid 
    flasher (LB)
    
    The complete program and PPAS are available at Mike McCants website:
     http://users2.ev1.net/~mmccants/bwgs/index.html
    
    and are updated monthly.
    
    Bram Dorreman
    Collector PPAS observations
    COSPAR 4160
    51 16' 45.5" N  5 28' 36.6" E (WGS84) 35 m
    
    
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