Re: Possible obs of USA 179 rk #28385

From: Björn Gimle via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:58:23 +0200
Identity confirmed. Actually I had 20 exposures over 30:40 min +15s
First, middle and last track start positions follow.

28385 04 034B   5919 E 20140427234218000 28 25 1358925-030056 55 S
28385 04 034B   5919 E 20140427235738000 28 25 1537817+293279 55 S
28385 04 034B   5919 E 20140428001258000 28 25 1736457+465279 55 S



2014-04-28 4:10 GMT+02:00 Björn Gimle <bjorn.gimle_at_gmail.com>:

> Tonight I captured an object in an orbit similar to #28385 in 14 images
> from 23:44 to 00:05 UTC.
> So far I have only one approximate position, RA16:14 +36.7 (2000) at
> 00:02:38 UTC on Apr.28
> In my sleepy condition I found it very difficult to identify further
> stars/images , so I will attempt reductions.
>
> This position matches the following elset, about 100 min delayed from
> inttles from Apr 20, quite clos.
> I find no other slow moving satellites with Heavensat.
>
> USA 179 Rk
> 1 98385U 04034B   14117.77618291 0.00037200  00000-0  10921-2 0    02
> 2 98385  57.3538 197.0500 4125392 279.5108 228.3786  7.27034865  1297
>
> Please try to observe from the Americas, or eastern Asia. Tomorrow, it can
> be +- 30 minutes away from this orbit,
>
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> Björn Gimle, COSPAR 5919
> 59.2617 N, 18.6169 E, 51 m
> Phone: +46 (0)8 571 43 312
> Mobile: +46 (0) 704 385 486
>



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Björn Gimle, COSPAR 5919
59.2617 N, 18.6169 E, 51 m
Phone: +46 (0)8 571 43 312
Mobile: +46 (0) 704 385 486


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