satwk26.rpt

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 28 Jun 1996 09:13:40 -0500

satwk26.rpt from OIG:

                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT

    This report is prepared weekly as a supplement to the monthly Satel-
    lite 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 calendar week 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.

    This report is prepared and made available by the Operations Management
    Section, Code 513.1, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland,
    USA 20771.

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                                                   Date: June 27, 1996


                    Period: June 20 through June 26

                         Newly Cataloged Objects


INTERNATIONAL          CATALOG OBJECT  LAUNCH  PERIOD  INCLI-  APOGEE PERIGEE
IDENTIFIER     NAME    NUMBER  SOURCE   DATE   MINS.   NATION    KM     KM

1978 068H              23930     US    27 JUN    99.3  107.9      739    715
1996 036A    STS 78    23931     US    20 JUN    89.9   39.0      274    264
1961 028G              23933     US    21 OCT   165.4   95.8     4462   2745


    OBJECT NUMBER 23481 HAS BEEN RECATALOGED AS 1971 120G SL-3 DEBRIS
    CIS 29 DEC, PREVIOUSLY CATALOGED AS 1994 085E SL-19 DEBRIS CIS 26 DEC.

    OBJECT NUMBERS 23932 AND 23934 WILL BE CORRECTED AND UPDATED ON THE
    NEXT REPORT.


                          Objects No Longer In Orbit


INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED

1995 020C                   23583             CIS         09 APR      25 JUN


    CORRECTION TO REPORT DATED 06/20/96 SATWK25.RPT, OBJECTS NO LONGER
    IN ORBIT SECTION, 1996 034F 22887 CIS, SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN REPORTED
    AS A DECAYED OBJECT, IT IS STILL IN ORBIT.

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So, the 56 1AAA elsets were a mistake.  Only one elset for each
object is in the OIG database:

1 23932U 56001AAA 96177.97262517 +.00004630 +00000-0 +29411-2 0 00038
2 23932 056.9980 046.6691 3564661 068.3984 325.5222 07.91107862002373

1 23934U 56001AAA 96177.03305769 +.00929655 -13293-6 +66729-3 0 00036
2 23934 028.2860 059.0350 3494524 086.0690 312.3358 08.64958037001861

Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net