Mir & Progress M-39

jhunt@Radix.Net (Aliendish@aol.com)
Fri, 24 Jul 1998 16:28:58 EDT

Using the TLE's that finn@main.jetnet.ab.ca gave a few posts ago, i generated
this
in Quicksat.

 H  M  S  Tim Al Azi C Dir  Mag Dys F  Hgt Shd  Rng  EW Phs  R A   Dec

25340 Progress M-39
 5 49 31   .0 33 323     9 19.9   3 6  234 136  404 2.0  76 20 8  57.1
 5 49 50   .0 42 325    10 19.5   3 7  234 140  340 2.5  77 2112  56.7
 5 50  8   .0 53 328    11 19.0   3 7  234 145  287 3.1  78 2232  53.1
 5 50 26   .0 69 336    19 18.7   3 7  234 149  249 3.7  80 2354  44.1
 5 50 45   .0 84  48 C  89 18.6   3 7  234 153  235 4.0  84  1 3  29.7
 5 51  3   .0 69 122   162 18.8   3 7  234 158  249 3.7  88  153  13.7
 5 51 22   .0 54 130   170 19.2   3 7  234 162  286 3.0  92  230    .1
 5 51 40   .0 42 133   169 19.7   3 7  234 166  340 2.5  95  256 -10.0

16609 Mir Complex   32.7 4.2     403 1.2  -1.0
 5 49 42   .0 33 323    10 -1.1   2 7  234 136  403 2.0  76 20 8  56.8
 5 50  0   .0 42 324     7 -1.5   2 7  234 140  340 2.5  76 2111  56.4
 5 50 19   .0 53 327     9 -2.0   2 7  234 145  287 3.1  77 2230  52.7
 5 50 37   .0 69 334    16 -2.3   2 7  234 149  249 3.7  80 2352  43.7
 5 50 56   .0 84  48 C  89 -2.4   2 7  234 153  235 4.0  83  1 1  29.3
 5 51 14   .0 70 123   164 -2.2   2 7  234 158  248 3.7  88  152  13.3
 5 51 32   .0 54 131   171 -1.8   2 7  234 162  286 3.0  92  228   -.2
 5 51 51   .0 42 134   172 -1.4   2 7  233 166  339 2.5  95  255 -10.2
 5 52  9   .0 33 135   177  -.9   2 7  233 170  402 2.0  97  316 -17.4

2 questions. 
1) How do I get the magnitude for a 20 magnitude, or in this case it ranges
from 18-19.

2) I heard that Mir is docked with Progress M-39, and I heard it undocked. Can
anyone confirm it either way?