Thanks Nico PA0DLO
for the work put in to this and sharing this with the community.
73 Jan PE0SAT
On 17-12-2013 14:32, Nico Janssen wrote:
Further doppler measurements show that TshepisoSat (aka ZACube 1) is object 39417 (2013-066B) and AMSAT-OSCAR 73 (aka FUNCube 1) is object 39444 (2013-066AE). Therefore HiNCube must be object 39445 (2013-066AF).
It is not easy to get a good doppler curve with many Cubesats because of the limited transmissions and because of the frequency drift of their beacon transmitters.
These object IDs from the Dnepr launch seem to be correct, although some still need to be confirmed (tbc):
39416 2013-066A Aprizesat 7 39417 2013-066B TshepisoSat 39418 2013-066C Skysat 1 39419 2013-066D Dubaisat 2 39421 2013-066F Unisat 5 39422 2013-066G STSat 3 39423 2013-066H WNISat 1 39425 2013-066K Aprizesat 8 39427 2013-066M Triton 1 39428 2013-066N Delfi-n3Xt 39429 2013-066P Dove 3 39430 2013-066Q GomX 1 39431 2013-066R BRITE-PL 39432 2013-066S HumSat D (tbc) 39436 2013-066W Eagle 2 ($50Sat) (tbc) 39438 2013-066Y Velox PII (tbc) 39439 2013-066Z First-MOVE (tbc) 39440 2013-066AA CubeBug 2 (tbc) 39444 2013-066AE AMSAT-OSCAR 73 39445 2013-066AF HiNCube 39446 2013-066AG UWE 3 (tbc)
73, Nico PA0DLO
On 2013-12-01 16:25, Nico Janssen wrote:
An update on the satellite IDs.
Still no IDs are available for the satellites launched from the ISS (except TechEdSat 3P) and the Minotaur.
Several IDs have been published for the objects from the Dnepr launch but many need to be confirmed. Still not all TLEs are released.
AMSAT-OSCAR 73, ZACube 1 and HiNCube were launched from the same ISIPOD. As they initially were close together, the JSpOC decided to release only one TLE set for this cluster under object number 39417 (2013-066B). Now the distances between these satellites are slowly increasing. So the question is which satellite is object 39417. Detailed doppler measurements show that ZACube 1 is now about 25 s early compared to the TLE for object 39417, while OSCAR 73 is about 11 s early. This seems to indicate that object 39417 is actually HiNCube. Hopefully TLEs for OSCAR 73 and ZACube 1 will be published soon.
73, Nico PA0DLO
On 2013-11-23 11:32, Nico Janssen wrote:
An overview of the presently known IDs for the satellites that have been launched recently.
ISS JSSOD Cubesat launches 2013-11-19 12:18 UTC 39412 1998-067DA Pico Dragon ? 39413 1998-067DB ArduSat 1 ? 39414 1998-067DC ArduSat X ? To be confirmed when the objects have more separation. 2013-11-20 07:58 UTC 39415 1998-067DD TechEdSat 3P
Minotaur 1, Wallops Flight Facility 2013-11-20 01:15 UTC ORS3 & ELaNa 4: 29 satellites So far only 4 TLEs published. No IDs yet but probably: 39380 2013-064A STPSat 3
Dnepr, Yasny 2013-11-21 07:10:11 UTC 32 satellites 19 TLEs published 39417 2013-066B FUNcube 1 39427 2013-066M Triton 1 39428 2013-066N Delfi-n3Xt
Note that all designations may change later on.
73, Nico PA0DLO
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