satwk49.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Fri, 6 Dec 1996 20:20:38 -0600

                        WEEKLY SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT


    This report is prepared weekly as a supplement to the monthly Satel-
    lite 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 calendar week 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.

    This report is prepared and made available by the Mission Operations
    and Systems Development Division, Code 510.1, Goddard Space Flight
    Center, Greenbelt, Maryland,  USA 20771.

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                                                   Date: December 05, 1996

                  Period: November 27 through December 04

                         Newly Cataloged Objects

INTERNATIONAL          CATALOG OBJECT  LAUNCH  PERIOD  INCLI-  APOGEE PERIGEE
IDENTIFIER     NAME    NUMBER  SOURCE   DATE   MINS.   NATION    KM     KM

1996 049G              24646     US    21 AUG   133.0   82.9     4148    359
1996 062A    MGS       24648     US    07 NOV      ELEMENTS NOT AVAILABLE
1996 062C              24650     US    07 NOV      ELEMENTS NOT AVAILABLE
1986 017LV             24657    CIS    19 FEB    92.0   51.6      384    370
1986 017LW             24658    CIS    19 FEB    92.1   51.6      388    369
1986 017LX             24659    CIS    19 FEB    92.1   51.6      388    372
1996 068A  PATHFINDER  24667     US    04 DEC       ELEMENTS NOT AVAILABLE
1996 068B              24668     US    04 DEC   118.9   36.3     3087    179
1996 068C              24669     US    04 DEC       ELEMENTS NOT AVAILABLE


              OBJECT 24647 HAS NOT BEEN CATOLOGED BY USSPACECOM.

                          Objects No Longer In Orbit

INTERNATIONAL               CATALOG          OBJECT       LAUNCH       DATE
IDENTIFIER     NAME         NUMBER           SOURCE        DATE       DECAYED
1994 029VB                   24502             US         19 MAY      09 NOV
1994 029RV                   24416             US         19 MAY      20 NOV
1994 029CC                   24031             US         19 MAY      21 NOV
1994 029LV                   24246             US         19 MAY      24 NOV
1994 029XN                   24562             US         19 MAY      24 NOV
1983 075B                    23476            CIS         24 JUL      26 NOV
1996 060C                    24642            CIS         04 OCT      26 NOV
1973 078C                    06895             US         26 OCT      29 NOV
1996 059A      FSW 2-3       24634            PRC         20 OCT      03 DEC


Mike McCants
mikem@fc.net