Re: Software question

Tony Beresford (starman@camtech.net.au)
Mon, 01 Jun 1998 13:41:29 +0900

At 21:38 31/05/98 -0600, Earl Needham wrote:
>
>	There's got to be a better way...
Mike McCant's quicksat and its high orbit equivalent Highfly
are more suited to the identification problem Earl.
In the control file you can specify a time range and
a box in the sky( in either Alt/az or RA/Dec, into which
the satellite prediction must fall to be printed.
Ran against Mike's weekly alldat.tle file which has some 8000
elements. 
>
>	Along the same lines -- the Molczan TLE file is supposed to have nearly
>all sats in it, right?  Or???
About 1200 objects. Though most of the missing ones are just small debris
Tony Beresford