Re: Question about numbering

From: JAY RESPLER via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 03:08:03 -0500
 > So the rule seems to be to give the designation of the sat they were 
deployed from in free flight.

Which gives the strange situation of something leaving earth in 2019 
getting a launch date of  1998 .

Are there formal U.N. rules on this or is it something that just happened?

--
Jay Respler
JRespler_at_superlink.net
Monroe Township, New Jersey

On 11/24/19 3:31 AM, Leo Barhorst wrote:
> If deployed from HTV 8 before docking it would get a 19 062 #.
> See the (cube)sats that were deployed from Cygnus-NG11 after it 
> undocked from ISS.
> There were even several cubsats, launched aboard Dragon CRS 18, 
> deployed from the deployers mounted on the hatch
> of Cygnus by the astronauts before the undocking. They got all a 2019 
> 022 # and not 2019 044 or 98 067.
> So the rule seems to be to give the designation of the sat they were 
> deployed from in free flight.
>
> Leo
>
> Op zo 24 nov. 2019 om 09:12 schreef JRespler_at_superlink.net 
> <mailto:JRespler_at_superlink.net> JAY RESPLER via Seesat-l 
> <seesat-l_at_satobs.org <mailto:seesat-l_at_satobs.org>>:
>
>     I guess it would be something like 19062D.
>
>     HTV-8 is 19-062A
>
>     For some reason, everything released from ISS gets 98067-
>     designation even though they leave earth on something else.
>
>     Jay Respler
>     JRespler_at_superlink.net <mailto:JRespler_at_superlink.net>
>     Monroe Township, New Jersey
>
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     From: "Brad Young via Seesat-l" <seesat-l_at_satobs.org
>     <mailto:seesat-l_at_satobs.org>>
>     To: seesat-l_at_satobs.org <mailto:seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
>     Sent: Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:41:55 AM
>     Subject: Re: Question about numbering
>
>     You are right, its not debris. And I agree, for instance, what
>     would be the number if it had been ejected before HTV 8 was
>     docked? Although not well versed in these things, I thought the
>     COSPAR ID always followed the launch.
>     Brad Young
>         On Sunday, November 24, 2019, 01:09:16 AM CST, JAY RESPLER
>     <jrespler_at_superlink.net <mailto:jrespler_at_superlink.net>> wrote:
>
>       QX is not listed as debris.  According to Jonathan, it is a cube
>     sat just ejected on Nov 20.
>
>      Personally, I don't think it should have an ISS # as it did not
>     go into space on ISS.
>      Since it was launched with HTV 8 on 24.09.2019, it should have a
>     Cospar ID starting 2019-062.
>      But, I don't make the rules.
>      --
>     Jay Respler
>     JRespler_at_superlink.net <mailto:JRespler_at_superlink.net>
>     Monroe Township, New Jersey  On 11/23/19 1:23 PM, Brad Young via
>     Seesat-l wrote:
>      Note this may lead to a situation where the 2 systems do not
>     parse in sequence, e.g. 44792 is 98067QX, as it is a piece of
>     debris from ISS that has just now been cataloged 21 years after
>     launch.
>
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