satwk10.rpt from OIG

Mike McCants (mikem@fc.net)
Mon, 9 Mar 1998 11:21:56 -0600 (CST)

              Weekly Satellite Situation Report


   Date:  March 09, 1998

This report is prepared as a supplement to the monthly Satellite 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 period 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.

OBJECTS CATOLOGED

1987-0068BL SL-14 DEB  25243  CIS  18 AUG   103.3 82.6   960  870
THROUGH
1987-0068BV SL-14 DEB  25252  CIS  18 AUG   104.5 82.5   983  961


Period: February 26, 1998 through March 04, 1998

Newly Cataloged Objects:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch Period Incli- Apogee Perigee
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date   Mins.  nation KM     KM

1998-013A    HOT BIRD 4      25237   EUTE   27 Feb  630.5    7.0  35745     214
1998-013B    ARIANE 42P R/B  25238   ESA    27 Feb  657.7    7.0  37170     177
1998-014A    INTELSAT 806    25239   ITSO   28 Feb 1030.8    3.6  35715   19135
1998-014B    ATLAS 2A R/B    25240   US     28 Feb  617.5   22.9  35116     169
1998-010G    IRIDIUM 53 DEB  25241   IRID   18 Feb   91.8   86.4    396     334
1998-010H    IRIDIUM 53 DEB  25242   IRID   18 Feb   95.5   86.5    560     525

Objects NO Longer In Orbit:

Internatl.                   Catalog Object Launch      Decay
Designation  Name            Number  Source Date        Date

1994-029KT   PEGASUS DEB     24220   US     19 May 1994 05 Feb 1998
1994-029QJ   PEGASUS DEB     24381   US     19 May 1994 22 Feb 1998
1986-017MJ   MIR DEB         25133   CIS    19 Feb 1986 22 Feb 1998
1978-094A    COSMOS 1043     11055   CIS    10 Oct 1978 27 Feb 1998
1994-029NE   PEGASUS DEB     24329   US     19 May 1994 27 Feb 1998
1994-029QQ   PEGASUS DEB     24387   US     19 May 1994 27 Feb 1998


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