Re: Decay alert: 28630 2005-10-B SL-12 R/B

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Fri Apr 01 2005 - 19:19:10 EST

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    The final final TIPS  message is interesting. (Repeat of final is not a typo 
    as you will see.)
    
    That is all that can be said here, but it will be interesting to see if 
    there are any educated observations or "meteor reports!"
    
    Robert
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Robert Holdsworth" <robbonz1@xtra.co.nz>
    To: "Seesat List" <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 6:46 AM
    Subject: Decay alert: 28630 2005-10-B SL-12 R/B
    
    
    >
    >
    > The above object  is predicted at this stage by Calsky to decay at 0823 
    > UTC Friday just after a pass over Australia, unfortunately not sufficient 
    > elevation for the pass to be visible here.
    >
    > In view of the Space Track user agreement it is not possible to relay 
    > further information, however suffice it to say that the altitude at the 
    > time suggests that the object may last longer than Calsky predicts.
    >
    > Although we have two reasonable daylight passes predicted here over the 
    > next two days one appears to be too early and the other may be too late. 
    > (And we have not been able to observe  for over a week owing to weather, 
    > though that is likely to improve.)
    >
    > Australian observers in particular and also New Zealand observers with 
    > access to Space-Track may like to monitor updates.
    >
    > Maybe our decay experts can also add their opinions. (Miss you Harro- if 
    > you see this I hope you can get messages through!)
    >
    >
    > Robert
    > Wainuiomata
    > New Zealand
    > 41.261S
    > 174.948E
    > UTC plus 12 (New Zealand daylight time ended.)
    >
    >
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