Re: formation flying Tiangong 2 16-57A/41765 with ?

From: Tristan Cools via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2017 22:23:10 +0200
Well it seems that something is happening:  No news yet in the Western
press however.

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Chinas_1st_cargo_spacecraft_to_make_three_rendezvous_with_Tiangong_2_999.html

Unfortunately, I only did catch a very faint trail of Tiangong 2, the other
object was to faint to image it descently.

Tristan Cools
BWGS

2017-04-08 21:57 GMT+02:00 Leonard <newsspace_at_aol.com>:

> Let me know what you get!
>
> Leonard David
> SPACE.com
> inside Outer Space
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Apr 8, 2017, at 1:53 PM, Tristan Cools via Seesat-l <
> seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Only the second time I observed the Chinese Space station as I get only
> low
> > passes here over Belgium, but what a surprise;  another object was flying
> > synchronous some 2deg SE of it.  Brightness about mag +1 and the other
> > object maybe +3.  Observation time 19:36UTC.
> >
> > Can somebody confirm this or is there any news ?
> >
> > I took some pictures of it, but with allmost full moon I would be
> surprised
> > if I could catch the two objects.
> >
> > gr, tristan cools
> > Belgian Working Group Satellites/BWGS
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