Re: Satellite Element Files

Allan Cook (
Tue, 15 Sep 1998 14:16:28 -0500 (CDT)

I download a file with about 227,000 bytes possibly called allsat. It has 
all? the bright ones plus any interesting sats.             Allan

On Mon, 14 Sep 1998 wrote:

> Interested in knowing what satellite element files others are using and which
> ones they use most. I currently download the NASA files from CelesTrak, the
> file from Don Gardner, the dklist file from SatEvo and the
> file from OIG. Do many of you use the BIG one file
> from Mike McCants? 8000+ satellites seems like an awful lot of satellites to
> keep track of especially for visual purposes. I have the disk space but
> whether to use it in combination with the other files is my big question.
> Getting too many files in the database at one time could prove to be a pain.
> Any response would be greatly appreciated. Thanks ahead of time to all those
> that respond.
> Jack
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