Re: Hande Elements

From: Neil T. Clifford <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 1995 12:50:13 -0400

jim.gorges writes:

|>Can anyone cite a reference or references describing HANDE elements? In
|>passing, I mentioned the 3-line format element to an acquaintance who
|>was curious precisely what additional data HANDE elements contain. I
|>was unable to answer the question. I've found no description of HANDE
|>elements in local libraries. I appreciate SEESAT readers' assistance in
|>answering the question.

The HANDE model is apparently described in Spacetrack Report number 6,
by Felix R Hoots, dated July 1986, from USSPACECOM in Colorado.

I'm not sure whether it is publically available but since it is an option
with Rob Matson's Skymap I guess you must be able to get it from

No idea about the extra info in the HANDE elset. Only that there are 17

Neil Clifford
Received on Mon Jun 19 1995 - 13:57:57 UTC

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