Glonass TLE

From: Leo Barhorst (
Date: Wed Dec 28 2005 - 23:15:32 EST

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    Seeing the latest TLE I agree with George that C is the 3rd payload
    and G is the 3rd stage or perhaps the 4th stage casing.
    E and F probably the ullage motors.
    Greetings and clear, dark skies
    Leo Barhorst, Medemblik NL
    Cospar 4252 52.76350 N 5.09114 E 2 m ASL
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "George Olshevsky" <>
    To: "seesat-l" <>; "" 
    <>; <>
    Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 3:44 AM
    Subject: Re: Wrong MSG-2 TLEs
    >I have worked out the elements for 2005-050G and they suggest that the
    > object is the 3rd stage (the orbit was very low, hence the decay the
    > same day as launch). Object C's elements just came up on Space Track
    > and they're for a high orbit. I have it logged right now as Cosmos
    > 2419, pending confirmation. The only objects not yet catalogued are E
    > and F, which I presume will turn out to be the ullage motors. Object D
    > I have logged as the 4th stage.
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