USA 129 payload obs

Shari & Ian Porter (sharian@pac.com.au)
Fri, 10 Jan 1997 12:50:21 +1100

Using elset epoch date Jan 5

USA 129 payload suspect

11hrs 30mins 57sec UTC 9 Jan 1997 +- 1sec
RA : 08hrs 45'
Dec: -14deg 09'

*12 seconds early re elset
mag < 5

*position in sig file

NOTE CHANGE IN POSTITION FROM PREVIOUS MEASURMENTS.
Discovered error in my coordinate calculations !!!

qapla' !!!!

I want to express my thanks to all involved in what has been an exiteing
event, the hunt for USA 129.. Congrats to Tony for "bagging" a spysat !

Ian
Ian & Shari Porter
Rye, Victoria, Australia
http://pac.com.au/~sharian/
144.8136 E 38.3744 S 5m AMSL