Re: what did we see?

From: Tristan Cools (
Date: Sat Jul 08 2000 - 01:14:28 PDT

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    At 18:04 6/07/00 -0700, you wrote:
    >"We were watching the night sky last night at 11:30+-,
    >and we saw three 'stars' moving S/E from N/W, and they
    >held the relative formation of a triangle."
    >Location: DuBois, PA
    >The NOSS 2-1 trio (90-50 C, D, & E) passed that location about 11:02 PM
    >local time on 7/6. However, they were moving SW to NE. Max magnitude was
    >+5.8. Don't know if this helps, but I agree with Rob that it sounds very
    >much like an NOSS trio.
    An example of a NOSS transit can be seen here:
    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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