Observations Sat. Eve., July 18

Robert Sheaffer (sheaffer@netcom.com)
Sun, 19 Jul 1998 09:32:06 -0700

Observations Saturday Evening, July 18 (UT 19 July 1998)

05:49:16 UT  Appulse of USA 129 with Eps Virginis. Mag about 6, observed in
             binoculars. Elev. 30 deg.

05:53:27     Northbound Mag 2 satellite seen in Ursa Major, parallel to
             Dipper's handle above Mizar. Believed to be Cosmos 1043 r,
             predicted mag 4.3. Soon faded to about that mag, and
             flickering. Passed through upper Bootes, then entered shadow
             in Hercules.

05:57:05     Appulse of Resurs 1-4 r with Alpha Ophiuchi. Mag 2. 
             Slow-moving, steady, bright.

06:05:34     Appulse of ERS-2 with Vega, mag 4. Predicted mag 5.2.


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