Faisat 2V flashing ?

From: Tristan Cools (tcools@nic.INbe.net)
Date: Tue Jan 11 2000 - 14:00:52 PST

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    While I was observing the Globalstar rocket 99-37E/25855 Sunday evening I
    saw a faint flashing object crossing the 99-37E path in the constellation
    of Auriga at approximately 1720UTC.
    After analysis of its track I concluded that this must have been Faisat
    It failed soon after launch so this would explain its flashing of about 2
    to 3 seconds.(mag 7).
    Observing place was Ryckevelde, Belgium.
    Any others who observed this object ?
    Tristan Cools
    Belgian Working Group Satellites(BWGS)
    Damse Vaart: 3.2478E/51.2277N - OBS place 1
    Ryckevelde:  3.2856E/51.2045N - OBS place 2
    Brugge:      3.2166E/51.2104N - OBS place 3(home)
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