Re: Visual Elements Lists

JAY RESPLER (jrespler@injersey.com)
Thu, 27 Jun 1996 03:05:40 -0400 (EDT)

> I'm wondering if anyone can supply me with a good site for 
> downloading VISUAL elements. I'm using STSPLUS and have been using 
> the ftp://archive.afit.af.mil/pub/space/visual.tle to download the 
> visual elements but they appear to be somewhat limited as I see 
> alot of visual satellites/RB's going over that are not in the 
> Visual.TLE that I am downloading. Any help would be greatly 
> appreciated.

The VISUAL.TLE list that I composed, and posted by TS Kelso, contains 
about 120 of the brightest satellites.  Is that the list you refer to?
If you regularly see satellites not in the list, let me know so I can add 
them.
What is the magnitude of the sats you see?
  What is the naked eye mag limit of your location?
VISUAL.TLE has most satellites that normally reach about mag 3.8

Jay.

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