WGS 8: Obs, Orbit, Christmas star...?

From: Scott Tilley via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2016 00:23:06 -0800
Hi All

After a little bit of a goose chase and freak clearing of the weather, I
visually found WGS 8. Dim at first but as phase angle improved it got bright. Steady brightness.

She's not in a GEO stationary orbit yet.

WGS 8
1 41879U 16075A   16352.87629200  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0 09
2 41879   0.2414 285.8845 2114315 155.4560 186.8928  1.00730040 08
# 20161225.14-20161225.29, 71 measurements, 0.003 deg rms

41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225040507499 27 25 0036675-080193 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225040525556 27 25 0037055-080199 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225040543528 27 25 0037439-080224 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225040601499 27 25 0037813-080229 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225040619556 27 25 0038195-080246 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225035507537 27 25 0024208-075656 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225035525508 27 25 0024586-075652 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225035543566 27 25 0024947-075682 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225035601537 27 25 0025319-075686 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225035620545 27 25 0025712-075716 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225034507489 27 25 0012013-075108 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225034525547 27 25 0012390-075114 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225034543518 27 25 0012747-075138 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225034601489 27 25 0013110-075154 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225034619547 27 25 0013467-075172 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225033507528 27 25 0000113-074559 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225033525499 27 25 0000460-074585 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225033543556 27 25 0000816-074610 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225033601528 27 25 0001170-074631 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225033619499 27 25 0001529-074647 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225032507566 27 25 2348468-074068 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225032525537 27 25 2348817-074066 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225032543508 27 25 2349168-074087 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225032601566 27 25 2349515-074096 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225032619537 27 25 2349859-074113 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225041248529 27 25 0046456-080621 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225041306500 27 25 0046839-080642 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225041324558 27 25 0047222-080663 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225041342529 27 25 0047620-080682 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225041400500 27 25 0048001-080687 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225042912539 27 25 0107912-081545 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225042930510 27 25 0108293-081552 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225042948481 27 25 0108700-081576 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225043006539 27 25 0109101-081588 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225043024510 27 25 0109511-081605 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225044507518 27 25 0129463-082424 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225044619489 27 25 0131124-082504 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225045507566 27 25 0143402-082975 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225045619537 27 25 0145109-083049 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225050507528 27 25 0157638-083528 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225050619499 27 25 0159372-083591 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225051507489 27 25 0212157-084057 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225051619547 27 25 0213925-084119 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225052508488 27 25 0226983-084577 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225052621496 27 25 0228804-084636 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225053507499 27 25 0242033-085071 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225053619556 27 25 0243864-085121 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225054507547 27 25 0257364-085544 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225054619518 27 25 0259221-085598 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225055507508 27 25 0312923-085987 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225055619566 27 25 0314813-090033 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225063015496 27 25 0409369-091248 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225063033553 27 25 0409865-091283 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225063051524 27 25 0410353-091291 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225063109496 27 25 0410847-091293 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225063127553 27 25 0411341-091302 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225064507489 27 25 0433820-091636 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225064525547 27 25 0434324-091642 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225064543518 27 25 0434833-091646 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225064601489 27 25 0435322-091653 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225064619547 27 25 0435812-091663 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065036500 27 25 0442906-091742 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065054558 27 25 0443415-091747 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065112529 27 25 0443914-091760 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065130500 27 25 0444409-091770 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065149508 27 25 0444934-091770 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065508488 27 25 0450440-091823 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065526545 27 25 0450931-091838 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065544516 27 25 0451421-091825 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065603524 27 25 0451932-091848 17 S
41879 16 075A   8049 G 20161225065621496 27 25 0452466-091849 17 S

Merry Christmas,
Scott Tilley

ROBERTS CREEK 1:
8049 ST 49.4348 -123.6685 40. Scott Tilley
ROBERTS CREEK 2:
8048 ST 49.4175 -123.6420 1. Scott Tilley

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