5919 Obs USA 186

From: Bjoern Gimle@GlocalNet (Gimle@GlocalNet)
Date: Thu Apr 09 2009 - 19:43:44 UTC

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    I saw USA 186 at 19:29:22 bright between fog clouds.
    My estimated position was close to gamma Ursae Maior ,
    +- 20 degrees, which seems like 0.5 min late !?
    Did it maneuvre today??
    
    Observations are, as I always do, reported in IOD format:
    http://www.satobs.org/position/IODformat.html
    Equipment: Stopwatch 100 (80) lap times, speaking clock 1ms accuracy over 
    phone
    Cheap binocular 10 (7)x 50, Meade LXD-55 SN-8" f/4, usually at 25 x
    -- Björn Gimle                                            --
    -- COSPAR 5917, STAR,  +18.05447 (E), +59.34185 (N), 33 m --
    -- COSPAR 5918 WGS84,  +18.10127 (E), +59.29813 (N), 44 m --
    -- COSPAR 5919, MALMA, +18.6206  (E), +59.2615  (N), 33 m -- 
    
    
    
    
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