Re: Corrected: A flasher? Can you identify it?

From: Bjorn Gimle (
Date: Sun Jan 27 2002 - 13:10:00 EST

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    Based on my own experience with simple camera mounts:
    Since the satellite passed just as the exposure was started, I suggest that
    either the camera caused the jump, or Jack was handling the camera/telescope
    at the time.
    A periodic drive error has also been suggested, but the track length is only
    about 0.3 seconds, and I don't think they are that frequent.
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    > Can you explain the jaggie in the picture?
    > rdc
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