Help with satellite ID's

From: Michael Boschat (
Date: Sat Apr 09 2005 - 20:27:36 EDT

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     I was out obeserving Jupiter and took a break, I noticed 2 satellites 1 
    following the other from
    Virgo to Bootes.
    Date: April 9
    UT: 23:58:50
    Place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Lat: N44 39'
    Long: W63 36'
    Height: 58 meters
    Dir: approx. SSE to NNE
    Mag: satellites were 2.5 and 3.0 magnitudes.
    Dist: using Epsilon and Gamma Bootes ( 11 degrees ) the two satellites 
    when first seen were
            close to 15 degrees apart, as they neared Bootes they were then 
    10 degrees apart but
            then almost paralleing each other.
            Max. altitude at first sighting about 40 degrees to 27 degrees 
    at last sight.
    I looked at Heavens above for passes but nothing came close. Anyone know 
    what they may
    have been?
    Clear skies
    Michael Boschat
    Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Halifax Center 
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