Re: Need help recovering an UNID geosynchronous flasher

From: Mike McCants via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2021 23:14:10 -0600 (CST)
Ron Lee posted:

>On 3 December 2021 around 0049 UT I was waiting for a pass
>of the just deployed Starlink G4-3 objects.  While scanning
>I saw a flash and continued to see flashes during the time
>waiting for and observing the Falcon 9 second stage.

I am almost certain that you saw the well-known bright flashing satellite ETS-6.
(Object NCat 23230, 94-056A)

Since it has a mean motion of 1.67 revs per day, it very nearly repeats
its path across the sky every three nights.

Mike McCants

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