Space junk found in Australia

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:25:28 +0200
Hi all,

Newspaper report with photo of what looks like a spherical pressure tank found 
in Walgett, New South Wales, Australia, last Sunday:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-16/space-junk-for-sale-on-internet/5601664

Although the finder links it to the July 10 decay (#40077/2014-037J), it was 
found too far from the reentry track to likely be the case (320 km lateral 
distance to the track).

Unless of course it floated to the find location through the river that runs 
between the reentry track and the findspot (object was found under a bridge). 
That seems somewhat unlikely however (also since the find location appears to be 
upstream rather than downstream).

- Marco


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