JAY RESPLER (jrespler@InJersey.com)
Sun, 28 Dec 1997 04:48:28 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 28 Dec 1997 cosmos33@ilink.nis.za wrote:

> BTW - How many Cosmos satelites have ever been sent up?
> (Since I only see cosmos rockets all the time)

2348 as of a few days ago.

> Is the/a Ariane Rocket a rare sighting?

Ariane is in low inclination orbit and so is not seen as often as Cosmos 
which  goes to much higher latitudes.  
There are a lot more Cosmos than Ariane.
Many Cosmos are in lower orbit than Ariane and so are easier to see.

Jay Respler
    Satellite Tracker * Early Typewriter Collector
               Freehold, New Jersey