Re: ST OBS Feb 6th, 2014: w/ UNIDs

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Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2014 10:34:50 -0500
On 2/15/2014 3:47 AM, Scott Tilley wrote:
> No,  the object that flares and moves relative to the stars is 99163.

ok, yes, that's the one i thought you were talking about as being 99163... the 
other two, one in the center and one on the left, you had marked with their ids ;)

> The other signal I believe you are referring to in the images is most
> likely a hot pixel as it shows no motion at all over many hours of
> observation, no GEO is that perfect.

i hadn't noticed that one...

> Given my experience with the imager used this is normal as some hot pixels
> oscillate in and out of perception. It's also worth noting I have done no
> dark subtraction or other manipulation to the images presented short of
> converting them to an animated .gif.

it is what it is and it does show what you wanted us to see, AFAICT :)

> You could also reference the positional obs I reported to be clear on
> what I'm representing given the timestamps of the frames.

true but i'd first have to figure out how to slow the animation down or rip the 
individual images out... no biggie, though... i'm learning all the time and 
seeing images helps a lot :)

> Regards,
> s
> On 2/14/2014 10:56 AM, wrote:
>> On 2/6/2014 11:07 PM, Scott Tilley wrote:
>>> 99163 could be a WGS mission.  Perhaps 1 or 6?
>>> 99164 and 99165 both had what appeared to be regular brightness variations.
>>> 99163 flared brilliantly during this session, this animation shows its
>>> evolution over the course of the entire night:
>> nice! what's the one to the upper right of the central object? is that the one
>> you are speaking of?

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