Re: Unidentified elements

Tony Beresford (starman@camtech.net.au)
Mon, 04 Oct 1999 21:29:53 +0930

At 15:12 4/10/1999 , Ted Molczan wrote:
>Russell Eberst spotted an unknown object on 24 Sep 99 UTC. He has observed five
>points through 02 Oct 99 UTC, from which Pierre Neirinck has derived the
>following accurate elements:
>
>99267A           0.0  0.0  0.0  5.6 v
>1 99267U 99267  A 99275.87061610  .00026011  00000-0  52918-2 0    18
>2 99267  98.1382 330.5437 0108669   0.1138 359.8886 14.57432931    00
Of existing recent objects, the closest RA node seems to be OKEAN-O
or its rocket. I just checked OIG ( 1150UT Oct 4) and there are no
new debris fragments catalogued as yet ( well I get no TLE found)
Tony Beresford