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Re: Keps for RS-18



25533 98062C matched nicely with the 0646Z pass past New England,
and fits with the designation scheme used last year for Sputnik-40.
Sputnik-41 seems to be about 4 minutes before Mir and increasing.

          Jim  N1DUY  FN32

> Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 22:59:51 -0500
> From: Kenneth J. Ernandes <n2wwd@mindspring.com>
> To: AMSAT BB <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Keps for RS-18
> 
> There are five [unidentified] recently cataloged satellites associated with
> Mir.  The first object (catalog # 25533) is a piece associated with the
> Progress M-40.  If Sputnik 41 / RS-18 was carried to orbit from Progress
> M-40, these could be its Keps.
> 
> UNK
> 1 25533U 98062C   98320.01181243  .00135067  00000-0  98424-3 0    22
> 2 25533  51.6649 354.9517 0008572 347.6107  12.4565 15.72320450   737
> 
> Those interested in learning which of the above Keps might be RS-18 should
> try them in turn.  Use the AMSAT-BB mailing list to communicate which
> catalog number if any from the above list (25533 through 25537) works for
> RS-18.
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