Re: Newbie question - retrograde

JAY RESPLER (jrespler@InJersey.com)
Tue, 25 Feb 1997 23:08:09 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 25 Feb 1997, Scott Ray wrote:
> Are there any satellites with low-angle retrograde orbits?
> If so, please name a few easily viewable ones.

Yes, there are a few sats in such orbits.  However, none are easily 
seen.  They are mag 8-10.  
Check the SATELLITE SITUATION REPORT for a list of everything in orbit.  
You can sort the file by inclination and pick out the objects that you want.

Jay Respler
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