Bright flash from Intelsat 707

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Wed Aug 21 2013 - 14:17:28 UTC

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    I went to check on Intelsat 707, a geo sat retired from service, a few months ago.
     
    As I watched, I noticed a faint flash, then a few minutes later, it gave a bright flash which was mag 5 are brighter. Then a few minutes later, a much fainter flash.
     
    http://www.astrobrock.com/geoflash/Intelsat707(23816).mpg
     
    Catalog number of sat, is in brackets.
     
    Area of sky
     
    22 h 43 m R.A
    -7 deg 22 min Dec
     
    Kevin
     
    44.6062 N
    75.6910 W
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