[amsat-bb] Re: Delfi question

G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Tue Apr 29 02:15:19 PDT 2008

SpaceTrack updates (I believe) twice a day with anything they can see on 
the radar but it can then take several days to correctly identify and 
label the object.

Stargate wrote:
> Hi all,
> 	I use Orbitron for satellite tracking and get my TLE/KEPS from CelesTrak
> and/or Space-Track.
> Whenever there is a new launch, I can never figure out which satellites are
> "NEW" from the names
> given on my list of satellites.
> 	Does Celestrak/Spacetrak update their data as soon as the bird is launched
> our should
> I do it manually?
> 	Orbitron has a TLE-NEW.txt file that usually shows the space shuttle
> launches
> in a format that I know. (example...STS-123)
> I hope this makes sense to someone. I'm not sure if I have made myself
> clear. hihi
> RoD
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