Re: Iridium 51/56?

Sat, 21 Mar 1998 01:20:59 -0500

> Did anyone else notice that the vulgar name for #25170 has changed in the
> most recent MOLCZAN.TLE from Iridium 51 to Iridium 56?  Is this a typo
> or has the actual designation changed?  --Rob

This grates each time I see it, so without getting too embroiled in
the correct term should be "common" or "proper" name.  I see no way 
that "vulgar" can be used in this context.


Jay Respler
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