Re: Cosmo 80 r

Sun, 9 Mar 1997 01:18:36 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 7 Mar 1997, Rob Miller wrote:

> northern sky was Cosmo 80 r.  If that's right, can anyone give me a
> little history on this satellite?  What does the lower-case r in the
> name mean?  Thanks.

r stands for Rocket.

This rocket launched Cosmos 80-85, 9/3/65.  

I saw it a few times in 1992.   Mag 6-8.

Anything else?

Jay Respler
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