Re: 1 hour to Intelsat 1R flare, can someone check on it

From: Brad Young (allenb_young@yahoo.com)
Date: Sun Feb 10 2008 - 17:29:33 UTC

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    Kevin,
    
    Thanks to your heads-up, I was able to show the Tulsa Astronomy Club star party Intelsat 1R Flare last night, it was gone to naked eye at 2:27 UT, after peaking at about mag 4. Then I got it in the scope and wowed them until it was gone. 
     
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    ----- Original Message ----
    > From: Kevin Fetter <kfetter@yahoo.com>
    > To: seesat-l@satobs.org
    > Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2008 7:36:01 PM
    > Subject: 1 hour to Intelsat 1R flare, can someone check on it
    > 
    > If anyone who can see the geo sat from there location, and see's this message.
    > 
    > At around 2:27 UTC I expect Intelsat 1R to flare up. I beleive it will now be in 
    > easy to see with
    > the naked eye.
    
    
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