satwk43.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 24 Oct 1997 18:27:08 -0500 (CDT)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report

   Date:  October 24, 1997

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite Situation
Report.  It provides a listing of objects that have been newly cataloged or
that were reported as no longer being in orbit during the period covered by
this report, excluding classical elements for newly cataloged debris objects
resulting from break-ups.  Source information for this report is provided by
the United States Space Command and NASA.

Object 24958 has not been cataloged by USSPACECOM.

Period: October 16, 1997 through October 22, 1997

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1997-062A    APSTAR 2R       25010   PRC    16 Oct 1707.4    0.1  47609   34276
1997-062B    CZ-3B R/B       25011   PRC    16 Oct  874.7   24.5  47678     160
1987-079K    SL-12 DEB       25012   CIS    16 Sep  128.6   65.2   3901     233
1997-063A    STEP-M4         25013   US     22 Oct   93.9   44.9    501     434
1997-063B    PEGASUS R/B     25014   US     22 Oct   93.9   44.9    498     434

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1994-029DC   PEGASUS DEB     24055   US     19 May 1994 13 Sep 1997
1994-029BL   PEGASUS DEB     24015   US     19 May 1994 20 Sep 1997
1995-028G    COSMOS 2313 DEB 24857   CIS    08 Jun 1995 23 Sep 1997
1994-029AAB  PEGASUS DEB     24623   US     19 May 1994 30 Sep 1997
1989-089AG   COBE DEB        22771   US     18 Nov 1989 05 Oct 1997
1994-029UR   PEGASUS DEB     24492   US     19 May 1994 15 Oct 1997
1997-043F    DELTA 2 R/B     24908   US     21 Aug 1997 15 Oct 1997
1994-029QH   PEGASUS DEB     24380   US     19 May 1994 16 Oct 1997
1975-052K    DELTA 1 DEB     21274   US     12 Jun 1975 17 Oct 1997
1994-029NL   PEGASUS DEB     24335   US     19 May 1994 17 Oct 1997
1994-029SR   PEGASUS DEB     24449   US     19 May 1994 17 Oct 1997
1989-089AV   COBE DEB        22858   US     18 Nov 1989 18 Oct 1997
1994-029XX   PEGASUS DEB     24571   US     19 May 1994 18 Oct 1997
1994-029ZK   PEGASUS DEB     24607   US     19 May 1994 18 Oct 1997
1994-029AAS  PEGASUS DEB     24684   US     19 May 1994 19 Oct 1997
1992-005H    SL-12 R/B(AUX M 21863   CIS    29 Jan 1992 20 Oct 1997
1983-075BE   COSMOS 1484 DEB 23551   CIS    24 Jul 1983 21 Oct 1997

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Mike McCants
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