Re: Icos 19 Info needed

Thu, 1 Aug 1996 23:27:53 -0400 (EDT)

> This evening we observed Icos 19 (#11285) with our tracking scopes...
> although this satellite did not have a Molczan #, we were suprised at it's
> brilliance and angular size.
> Also, we are interested in imaging large sats, and without Molczan #s, we
> are quite in the dark, so to speak.  If you are aware of BIG sats w/o
> Molczan#s, we would love to hear from you.

11285 is on my VISUAL tle list which makes it one of the 120 or so 
brightest satellites.  Being bright, it should not be too surprising that 
it is large.  
Why not check VISUAL  for other potential large objects.
Also check RAE tables to find dimensions of most other sats.

Let me know if you have questions on any specific sat.

Jay Respler
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