RE: ISS & Supply Ship Sighting ... ... Not ? Hmmm ....

From: Ted Molczan <ssl3molcz_at_rogers.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:55:00 -0500
Joseph Daniel wrote:

> UTC 00:20:45 Feb 20 2014
> 43.19291 -79.29691 100M
> 
> Dual flares traveling 2 degrees apart on the exact same path (no offset) .
> Observed for 15-20 seconds .
> Full length of observable flare is unknown .
> Each flare's brightness would be a guess of -2 to -4 (observed from indoors) .'Fade To Black'
> time was easily <2 seconds .
> 
> Azimuth 105   Elevation 12
> 
> Both traveling in a direction from a NW Azimuth of ~300 to Azimuth ~110 ESE

The NOSS 3-4 pair: 07027A / 31701, 07027C / 31708, appear to be a good match.

NOSS satellites occasionally flare, sometimes brilliantly. This is true of the Chinese versions, as well as the U.S.
ones.

http://satobs.org/noss.html

Ted Molczan


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