re: Easier way of identifying unknowns...?

JAY RESPLER (jrespler@InJersey.com)
Thu, 20 Mar 1997 00:07:25 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 19 Mar 1997, Earl Needham wrote:
> 	I currently use the AMSAT elements and Traksat 3.10.  Would Quicksat
> and Molczan give me any advantages?  Of course, I'm a ham operator (just heard
> a MIR pass on 145.8, BTW), so AMSAT is what I originally went with.

One program to help id ufos is Alphonse Pouplier's  IDENT.
Molczan probably has more elements than  Amsat so you are more likely to 
find what you saw.  It also leans more toward visible, rather than just 
radio satellites.  
QUICKSAT is considered, by far, the best visual sat tracking program.  
Advantages?  What do you feel is lacking in your current program?  What 
would you like to see in a prediction program?
Are you predicting for 1 or 2 sats, or for dozens or 100s?


Jay Respler
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