Re: What satellite was this?

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Mon Aug 09 2010 - 23:44:23 UTC

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    --- On Mon, 8/9/10, Michael Boschat <aa063@chebucto.ns.ca> wrote:
    
    >   I can only narrow the RA/Dec down to this:
    > 
    > Aug.8/9,2010 - 0125 UT
    > 
    > RA= 21h 16m  +/-  10m
    > 
    > Dec= -6d 19' +/- 2d
    
    NSS 7 and Intelsat 905 are in the area, and are still being used. So I can't see them being the cause. Only other one around that area, is OPS 9324, a small satellite
    
    http://www.skyrocket.de/space/doc_sdat/idcsp.htm
    
    >   If I had taken a photo of it there would have been
    > no trailing....but
    > I didn't. I saw an object like this on July 30-31,2008 at
    > 0210 UT between
    > Theta Aquila and Alpha Capricornii which I thought was a
    > nova so it has to
    > be a similar type satellite. I took an image of that one
    > though.
    
    Want to send that one to me, so I can see it.
    
    Kevin
    
    
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