Re: short "half-life" orbital elements

From: ComHem (
Date: Mon Apr 16 2007 - 02:34:48 EDT

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    Like the old 'highdrag.tle' not quite satisfactory.
    What I would use as a first approximation is drag*age*age
    (plus some linear term for age)
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    >> objects whose orbital elements have a short "half-life".  That is, a list
    >> that includes objects with high drag, or
    > There is software that sorts TLEs on a chosen field. Pick the drag value
    > you want and you have your list.
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