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61- 18 A d     163/Midas 3
61- 28 A d     192/Midas 4
62- 10 A -     271/Midas 5
63- 14 A d     574/Midas 6
63- 30 A d     622/Midas 7
63- 47 A       694/Centaur AC2
63- 47 D ?     698/debris Centaur AC2 launch: new, short period ?
63- 47 F ?     700/debris Centaur AC2 launch: new, same remark as D
63- 47 G ?     701/debris: short period according to MM
64-  6 A ?     746/Electron 1: 30 or 130s ?
64- 38 A d     829/Elektron 3: difficult but surprising !
65-  8 A !     1001/Transtage 3,Titan 3A: accelerating, triple max
65- 34 A       1359/Transtage 4,Titan 3A
65- 98 C -     1807/Alouette 2 rocket 
66- 56 B d     2255/Pageos 1 rocket: sharp double maximum
66- 77 A d     2403/Midas 8-Atlas Agena D: dtm
66- 89 A d     2481/Midas 9-Atlas Agena D
68- 11 A ?     3129/Kosmos 203: faint flashes according to MM
69-  9 A b     3669/Isis 1
69- 69 B d     4069/Centaur ATS 5
70- 36 J S     4391/C1 Kosmos 336
70-103 A d     4786/K382: not an easy object to follow and to measure
70-106 B bx    4794/Delta CEP 1 NOAA 1: more regular observations please    
70-108 A ?     4799/Kosmos 385: slow flashes ?  to be confirmed
71- 16 A d     4966/Kosmos 398: Soviet moonlander in Earth orbit
71- 24 A       5104/Isis 2: vm
71- 41 J S     5218/C1 Kosmos 411-418
71- 86 J S     5555/C1 Kosmos 444-451: steady
71- 87 A d     5557/DMSP 1: flashing with long period
71-116 B       Intelsat 4-F3 rocket
72-  3 B d     5816/Centaur Intelsat 4-F4: GTO flasher
72- 57 J S     6125/C1 Kosmos 504-511
72- 87 J S     6271/C1 Kosmos 528-535
72- 89 A d     6275/DMSP 3: secundary maxima
73- 37 J S     6683/C1 Kosmos 564-571: steady
73- 54 A -     6787/DMSP 4: long period
73- 69 J -     6853/C1 Kosmos 588-595: almost steady
73-104 J S     6993/C1 Kosmos 617-624: steady
74- 24 J S     7273/C1 Kosmos 641-648
74- 63 A d     7411/DMSP 6: secundary maxima
74- 72 J S     1443/C1 Kosmos 677-684
74- 89 A ?     7529/NOAA 4
75- 16 J S     7686/C1 Kosmos 711-718: steady
75- 27 E d     10730/GEOS 3 launch-fragment: flashes confirmed by BD and KJ
75- 45 J S     7831/C1 Kosmos 732-739
75- 86 J S     8295/C1 Kosmos 761-768 
75-105 A d     8425/Molniya 3-03: new, flashes seen by DJL
76-  8 J S     8615/C1 Kosmos 791-798: steady or slow var
76- 19 A b     8710/Ume 1
76- 54 J S     8897/C1 Kosmos 825-832
76- 91 A ?     9415/AMS 1: could be flashing
76-118 J -     9598/C1 Kosmos 871-878: long period
77- 44 A d     10033/AMS 2 
77- 79 J S     10293/C1 Kosmos 939-946
77-117 B ?     10515/A1 Vostok Meteor 2-03: could be flashing
78-  5 J S     10591/C1 Kosmos 976-983: steady
78- 18 B b     10675/Ume 2
78- 42 A -     10820/AMS 3: sometimes extremely bright !
78- 56 J S     10938/C1 Kosmos 1013-1020: steady
78- 91 J S     11051/C1 Kosmos 1034-1041
78- 95 A d     11057/Molniya 3-10: short period
78- 96 A d     11060/Tiros 11
78-109 J -     11136/C1 Kosmos 1051-1058: long period
79-  5 A ?     11251/Meteor 1-29: to be checked
79- 24 J S     11304/C1 Kosmos 1081-1088: steady
79- 30 B !     11327/C1 Kosmos 1092: to be followed as much as possible
79- 50 A d     11389/AMS 4: to be followed more regulary
79- 84 J S     11546/C1 Kosmos 1130-1137
80-  3 B -     11660/C1 Kosmos 1150: stagnation
80- 12 J S     11699/C1 Kosmos 1156-1163
80- 58 J S     11883/C1 Kosmos 1192-1199
80- 87 B d     12069/Fleetsatcom 4 rocket: ex-GTO: last obs to be checked
80-102 J S     12115/C1 Kosmos 1228-1235: steady
81- 18 B       12363/Comstar 1D rocket
81- 22 J S     12328/C1 Kosmos 1250-1257
81- 50 B d     12497/Intelsat 5-F1 rocket: ex-GTO
81- 59 A d     12553/NOAA 7: secundary maxima
81- 74 J S     12644/C1 Kosmos 1287-1294
81- 84 B -     12792/C1 Kosmos 1302: no change
81-116 J       12983/C1 Kosmos 1320-1327
81-119 B d     13007/Intelsat 5-F3 rocket: ex-GTO, distinct flashes acc to WN
82- 40 J bx    13168/C1 Kosmos 1357-1364: normal rise after acceleration
82- 41 C       13172/KH9-17 capsule: short period
82- 55 B ?     13260/C1 K1375: new, seen varying by RO
82- 66 B -     13302/C1 Kosmos 1383
82- 73 J S     13386/C1 Kosmos 1388-1395
82-109 B -     13649/C1 Kosmos 1420
83-  1 B !     13758/C1 Kosmos 1428: going down or HP ?
83-  2 J S     13769/C1 Kosmos 1429-1436
83-  3 B ?     13771/A1 K1437: new, variations seen by RO
83-  4 A d     13777/IRAS: mostly steady
83- 21 B b     13917/C1 Kosmos 1447
83- 22 A       13923/NOAA 8
83- 31 B -     13992/C1 Kosmos 1452: flat max
83- 42 B -     14059/C1 Kosmos 1459: secundary maxima ?
83- 48 B -     14084/C1 Kosmos 1464: long period 
83- 69 J bx    14179/C1 Kosmos 1473-1480: no irregularities 
83- 75 A d     14207/Kosmos 1484 debris: long period, small amplitude
83- 89 B d     14312/Insat 1B: flashes seen by Pierre Neirinck and JP Rohart
83- 99 A ?     14372/Kosmos 1500: Okean prototype; flashes seen by RE
83-108 B -     14451/C1 Kosmos 1506: last observations hp ?
83-120 B ?     14547/C1 Kosmos 1513
84-  1 J S     14619/C1 Kosmos 1522-1529: steady
84-  3 B -     14625/C1 Kosmos 1531: period rising again
84- 35 B ?     14900/CZ3 China 15: GTO
84- 43 B ?     14966/C1 Kosmos 1150: lp, could be going down
84- 52 J       15006/C1 Kosmos 1559-1566: normal rise
84-109 B !x    15360/C1 Kosmos 1605: global decrease; to be followed
85- 11 B !     15506/C1 Kosmos 1627: going down ?
85- 23 J       15625/C1 Kosmos 1635-1642: still to be followed
85- 41 B !x    15752/C1 Kosmos 1655: ssm
85- 47 B ?     15822/F2 Tsyklon K1660
85- 55 B d     15874/Centaur Intelsat 5A-F11: GTO
85- 79 B -     16012/C1 Kosmos 1680
85- 94 G !     16144/F2 Tsyklon K1690-1695: last obs dp ?
85-108 A       16262/Kosmos 1703: secundary maxima
85-116 B !     16369/C1 Kosmos 1709: sudden acceleration !  confirmed by LB
86-  2 J !     16457/C1 Kosmos 1716-1723: last obs S
86-  5 B -     16494/C1 Kosmos 1725
86- 19 B ?     16614/Viking 1: flashes seen be several observers
86- 19 C d     16615/Ariane 1 debris Spot 1-Viking: difficult 
86- 19BB d     17199/Ariane 1 debris Spot 1-Viking: to be checked urgently
86- 37 B !x    16728/C1 Kosmos 1745: complex acceleration curve
86- 42 J -     16766/C1 Kosmos 1748-1755
86- 61 A d     16908/Ajisai
86- 92 J -     17146/C1 Kosmos 1794-1801: descelerated very fast
86-100 B ?     17240/C1 Kosmos 1808: new, seen flashing by Willy Verhaeghen
87-  6 B -     17304/C1 Kosmos 1814
87- 11 A d     17369/Kosmos 1818, nuclear reactor: slightly going up
87- 49 B !     18096/C1 Kosmos 1850: accelerated acc to BD, MM and RO
87- 51 J -     18121/C1 Kosmos 1852-1859: seems like it didn't accelerate
87- 53 A S     18123/DMSP 2-03
87- 57 B ?     18161/C1 K1864: new, short period
87- 74 G x     18340/F2 Tsyklon Kosmos 1875-1880: short period !
87- 88 A -     18421/Kosmos 1892: sm
87- 98 B !     18586/C1 Kosmos 1898: short period now ?    
87-101 A b     18665/Kosmos 1900: more observations !
88-  6 A d     18822/DMSP 2-04: out of order: new flasher seen by TC
88- 16 J -     18945/C1 Kosmos 1924-1931
88- 19 A b     18957/Kosmos 1932
88- 20 A d     18958/Kosmos 1933: triple maxima
88- 23 B ?     18986/C1 K1934: new, probably short period
88- 50 A d     19210/Kosmos 1953: discovered flashing by Walter Nissen
88- 62 B -     19325/C1 Kosmos 1959: long period now
88- 78 A d     19460/USA 32: sometimes naked eye object
88-102 A d     19649/Kosmos 1980
89- 16 A       19822/Akebono
89- 25 J -     19910/C1 Kosmos 2008-2015
89- 28 B !     19922/C1 Kosmos 2016: dtm 
89- 50 B       20104/C1 Nadezhda 1: hp
89- 80 C ?     20262/F2 Interkosmos 24: new, variations seen by RO
89- 89 A d     20322/COBE: has become extremely difficult to measure
90-  4 B !     20433/C1 Kosmos 2056: accelerated again, seen by BD
90- 10 A d     20465/Kosmos 2058: secundary maxima
90- 17 B b     20509/C1 Nadezhda 2: rising again
90- 23 B bx    20528/C1 Kosmos 2061: short period
90- 28 A -     20546/Pegsat: long period
90- 29 J -     20557/C1 Kosmos 2064-2071: almost no evolution
90- 36 B !x    20578/C1 Kosmos 2074: some secundary maxima
90- 37 C       22920/HST solar array
90- 40 D ?     20599/A2E Kosmos 2076: Molniya orbit
90- 78 A d     20774/Kosmos 2098: dtm, to be looked at again !
90- 78 B -     20775/C1 Kosmos 2098
90- 81 K d     20847/Feng Yung 1-2 launch fragment: flashes confirmed by TC
90-105 A d     20978/DMSP 2-05: two periods possible, sometimes very bright
90-111 B !     21015/C1 Kosmos 2112: still accelerating
91-  7 B ?     21090/C1 K2123: new, to be checked again
91-  9 J d     21108/C1 Kosmos 2125-2132 debris: last observations scatter
91- 13 B b     21131/C1 Kosmos 2135 
91- 19 B !     21153/C1 Nadezhda 3: short period seen by BD, DC and TC
91- 29 B b     21231/C1 Kosmos 2142: period rising again
91- 42 A d     21422/Kosmos 2151: sm
91- 59 B !     21667/C1 Kosmos 2154: many sm ->hp
92-  8 B !x    21876/C1 Kosmos 2180: going down
92- 12 B !     21903/C1 Kosmos 2181: short period
92- 20 B !     21938/C1 Kosmos 2184: probably going down
92- 23 A d     21949/USA 81: sometimes naked eye object, same period as 88-79A
92- 30 J b     21984/C1 Kosmos 2187-2194: sometimes secundary maxima
92- 36 B       22007/C1 Kosmos 2195: jumped into the programme again
92- 38 A !     22012/SAMPEX: ID reversed with 38B, report it as A please !
92- 42 G ?     22040/F2 Tsyklon K2197-2202: variations seen by RO
92- 53 B b     22081/C1 Kosmos 2208: normal rise
92- 64 A dx    22161/Freja: dtm, hp 
92- 70 D d     22196/IRIS stage Lageos 2: flashes confirmed by Walter Nissen
92- 73 B bx    22208/C1 Kosmos 2218
92- 86 B       22518/USA 89/DOD 1
92- 93 B -     22285/J1 Zenit Kosmos 2227: sometimes flat maxima or S
93-  1 B !     22308/C1 Kosmos 2230: new acceleration
93-  8 B -     22488/C1 Kosmos 2233: long period, almost S
93-  9 A ?     22489/CDS 1: for low latitudes; could be Pegasus rocket acc to MM
93- 11 A ?     22521/Asuka/Astro D: short period, for low latitudes
93- 14 B d     22562/Start 1 rocket: faint but measureable, more obs please
93- 15 B ?     22564/Centaur UHF1: GTO
93- 16 B -     22566/J1 Zenit Kosmos 2237
93- 20 B b     22591/C1 Kosmos 2239: nicely going up
93- 24 A d     22626/Kosmos 2242: secundary maxima
93- 26 A ?     22638/Alexis: varying acc to RE
93- 26 B d     22639/Pegasus third stage ALEXIS: variable maxima
93- 30 G -     22652/F2 Tsyklon K2250: now 93-30F/22651, report it as G please !
93- 36 B !     22676/C1 Kosmos 2251: 5 seconds again ?
93- 50 A d     22739/NOAA 13: irregalar variations
93- 54 B       22780/Delta 2 Navstar 2A-13: only for low latitudes-interesting
93- 55 C ?     22784/F2 Meteor 2-21: new, to be checked
93- 56 B ?     22788/Centaur UHF 2: flashing with 6s
93- 59 B bx    22803/J1 Zenit Kosmos 2263: sometimes S or sa
93- 63 A d     22859/FSW 1-15: short period - difficult 
93- 67 B b     22876/C1 Kosmos 2265: some irregularities
93- 70 B b     22889/C1 Kosmos 2266
94- 23 B b     23088/J1 Zenit Kosmos 2278
94- 24 B !x    23093/C1 Kosmos 2279: accelerated
94- 27 A d     23099/SROSS C2: secundary maxima, interesting !
94- 27 B       23100/SROSS C2 rocket: short period 
94- 28 A ?     23101/MSTI 2: varying, to be confirmed
94- 28 B d     23102/Scout G MSTI2: flashes also seen by BD
94- 29 B d     23106/Pegasus STEP 2: faint but flashing !
94- 41 B bx    23180/C1 Nadezhda 4: nicely going up
94- 45 B bx    23190/C1 Kosmos 2285
94- 46 B -     23198/Pegasus Apex: no observations yet !
94- 61 B x     23279/C1 Kosmos 2292: excentric orbit; 1.4s acc to TC
94- 68 B d     23324/PSLV IRS P2: dtm
94- 74 B b     23343/J1 Zenit Resurs 1-3: sa, easier to measure below 30 degrees
94- 77 B b     23405/J1 Zenit Kosmos 2297: fast Zenit flasher but sometimes S 
94- 83 B b     23432/C1 Kosmos 2298: short period
94- 85 B d     23440/RS15 rocket: short period or S ?
95-  2 D bx    23466/C1 Tsikada
95-  8 B ?     23502/C1 Kosmos 2306: flashing according to RE
95- 12 B ?     23527/C1 Kosmos 2310: probably flashing
95- 17 A ?     23545/Orbcomm FM1: new and flashing acc to RE
95- 17 B ?     23548/Pegasus Orbcomm FM1: new
95- 18 B ?     23550/Shavit Offeq3: new, 3 flashes on top of 1 max
95- 21 B ?     23561/Ariane 40 ERS 2: new and varying acc to TC



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