only three new Globalstars seen last night

From: Ed Cannon (
Date: Thu Jun 07 2007 - 13:19:32 EDT

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    Here are the current identifications of the objects per Space-Track:
    31571  GLOBALSTAR A  2007-020A
    31573  GLOBALSTAR B  2007-020C
    31574  GLOBALSTAR C  2007-020D
    31576  GLOBALSTAR D  2007-020F
    I don't have data with me now, but including also the X object for 
    which Mike created an element set (and which we did not see), we 
    still only saw three objects last night, so one of the above is 
    NOT a Globalstar payload.  In addition, the "Fregat Deb" object 
    was not seen.  Questions:  If the X object observed Tuesday evening 
    was one of the new Globalstars, where are the SpaceCom elements?  
    If it was not one of them, then what was it?
    Some minutes later, we were rudely interrupted by fast-moving low
    clouds headed north.  Two or three nights ago we had to quit very
    early due to quickly arriving cirrus from the west.  
    Ed Cannon - Austin, Texas, USA
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