Re: Latest TLE for BlueWalker 3

From: Nico Janssen via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 12:25:20 +0200
For those who haven't seen yet: BlueWalker 3 TLE is now available.
See 53807, 2022-111AL.

Nico Janssen

On 17-09-2022 11:28, wkitty42--- via Seesat-l wrote:
> On 9/16/22 10:05 PM, Tom Wagner via Seesat-l wrote:
>> Can someone tell me where I can look up the latest TLE for BlueWalker 
>> 3? Can
>> I locate it here --> https://celestrak.org/satcat/search.php If so, 
>> other
>> than a name, what do I input?
> it is best to search for a satellite's NORAD ID number or COSPAR ID 
> number if you know them... the "name" (line 0 of a TLE) can be 
> anything...
>
> in the case of Bluewalker 3, it should be one of the 2022-111 entries 
> but none of them have been officially/publically cataloged yet... at 
> best are mike's and marco's estimations posted to this list a few days 
> ago... they are the best we have to work with at this time...
>
>
> marco langbroek's *pre-flight estimate* TLE copied from 
> http://launchtower.langbroek.org
> ----->8 snip 8<-----
> BLUEWALKER 3                    for launch on 11 sep 2022 01:20:00 UT
> 1 70004U 22999A   22254.05555555  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0 05
> 2 70004 053.2000 267.1306 0001451 047.2685 325.5371 15.17632141 08
> ----->8 snip 8<-----
>
>
> mike mccants' estimate TLE based on observations by paul maley in 
> arizona on 13 sept 2022...
> ----->8 snip 8<-----
> BLUEWALKER 3
> 1 70002U 22999A   22256.09738198 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0 05
> 2 70002  53.0000 258.7301 0001451  53.6363 306.3636 15.17632141 00
> ----->8 snip 8<-----
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