Re: suitsat - flasher?

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Fri Feb 03 2006 - 20:46:30 EST

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    In case there is any confusion as I have also posted on this subject, the 
    post cited below is from another Robert.
    
    Looking forward to attempted obs in about 7  hours though I don't know 
    whether mag will be sufficient for me to see it, conditions are good but sky 
    will only just be getting dark.
    
    Robert
    Wainuiomata
    New Zealand
    41.261S
    174..948E
    
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Robert" <rsmath@yahoo.com>
    To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 12:46 PM
    Subject: suitsat - flasher?
    
    
    >
    > I think it should be interesting to find out if
    > Suitsat has enough
    > reflective material on it (on the spacesuit) to have
    > noticeable flashes
    > when seen from the ground.
    >
    > Suitsat is tumbling and it has exhibited some flashing
    > (as seen on the
    > video on NASA TV as suitsat tumbled away from the
    > ISS).
    >
    > Robert
    >
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