Re: Request for help to find Uosat 12, etc

Mike DiMuzio (mdimuzio@cisnet.com)
Sun, 16 May 1999 00:10:52 +0000

ykChia wrote:
> 
> Hi folks:
>     I am keen to find out whether Uosat 12 is visible and at what
> magnitude. (I found the element in Molczan but take the easy way first
> to ask.) I tried GSOC but this is not on the database. I thought of
> doing the brute force search using qsat...
>     Of particular interest is 1)  where can I find  the radar
> cross-section of this satellite ( in M2) and 2) how do i make use of
> this info together 3) with satellite dimension(shape etc) and 4) what
> sort of orbit to figure out how dim or bright this object should be.
> 
>     rgds
>     yKChia
> 
	The University of Surrey has a page on UoSAT 12, including technical
details.  It's at http://www.sstl.co.uk/missions/mn_uosat_12.html

Mike
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Mike DiMuzio    mdimuzio@cisnet.com