Tag Archives: Space Debris

GAUSS is monitoring Chinese Long March 5B Rocket Body Reentry

GAUSS has been actively monitoring the descent and reentry of the upper stage of Long March 5B (CZ-5B) using CastelGAUSS Observatory. The CZ-5B launch vehicle is developed by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) and it was launched from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, Hainan, China, on 29th of April, 2021. The official launch number […]

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CastelGAUSS Project presented at IAC 2018

On October 4, at the 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC2018), a GAUSS collaborator – Sergei Schmalz, Astronomer of KIAM Institute – involved in CastelGAUSS Project, gave an interactive presentation on the present results of the ISON-Castelgrande Observatory, during the session dedicated to the area of Space Debris (16th IAA Symposium on Space Debris).  CastelGAUSS Observatory (located in Basilicata […]

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CastelGauss Observatory was assigned an MPC code

Now GAUSS Observatory of Castelgrande has an MPC code!  The MPC is the 3-digit unique identifier designated by the Minor Planet Center to the astronomical observatories, in order to list them in a worldwide register and ease the report of their astrometric observation. The site code of ISON-Castelgrande Observatory is L28 and its geographical coordinates are 15.46339 […]

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