The classified elements zip file
This file is updated whenever I receive and process new observations.
The integrated tles elements zip file
This file is updated every day at 12 Noon and about 6 or 7 PM Central time. It contains some tles from the classified file that have been integrated to the present date using either the int2 or the int3 program.
Here is a discussion of the methods used for this integration.
Names and data for objects that would be in the "mccants" file: mcnames.zip. This file is for use with the xf6 selection program. This file will be updated periodically. (7/19/18)
The description of the fields after the name is given on this page.
The mcnames file has a different definition of standard magnitude compared to the quicksat.mag file. See this description of the differences.
Names for objects that would be in the "visual" file: vsnames.zip. This file is for use with the xf6 selection program. This file will be updated periodically. (5/24/17)
Jonathan McDowell has "history" files on individual objects (up to Feb., 2005) at: