Re: Satellite ID Check - 2

From: JAY RESPLER (jrespler@superlink.net)
Date: Thu Jun 29 2000 - 23:46:23 PDT

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    Pat Curran wrote:
    > Jay,
    > >I already compile such a file. It is called VISUAL. It contains about 150
    > satellites
    > 
    > OK, but not all of them are visible from my latitude - HST (#20580) is in
    > your visual.tle file, but with an inclination of 28.47 will never be
    > visible from SE Ireland.
    
    There are only a few with inclination much below your lat.
    
    > I check the Heavens Above site each night for my location and then add any
    >objects not in my best4mag.sat group file. My theory is that in a week or so
    > both outputs should have the same objects 
    
    That can actually be a few months.
    You can use QUICKSAT and VISUAL and save yourself quite a lot of
    time and work.  Spend the saved time observing.
    
    I have just updated my SKY VIEWS web site. URL below.
    
    -- 
    Jay Respler
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              JRespler@superlink.net 
    SKY VIEWS: http://mars.superlink.net/jrespler/skyviews.htm
       Satellite Tracker * Early Typewriter Collector
               Freehold, New Jersey
    
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