Forte

J. Lynn Palmer (jp@odin.mdacc.tmc.edu)
Fri, 29 Aug 1997 21:37:42 -0500 (CDT)

Forte observed August 30 at 02h20mUT and tracked for about 300 seconds
from Clear Lake City, Texas. Acquired at elevation 26 degrees azimuth
169, range 954 st.mi. at magnitude 5.0. Variation was regular in that no
tumble was observed. Only range/phase variation noted. Reached maximum
brightness of +3 magnitude at elevation 51, azimuth 110, range 627 st. mi.
Nothing unusual noted.

Paul Maley
email: paul.d.maley1@jsc.nasa.gov

latitude 29.5378, longitude 95.0868w