Optical 21 July 2015

From: Greg Roberts via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:30:42 +0200
Observations 21 July 2015
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Cosatrak 1 (Computerised satellite Tracking System).

FLI ML8300M CCD camera with mechanical shutter + Trimble GPS

Used with 135mm focal length f/2.8 TAMRON lens.
Field of view 7.64 x 5.75 degrees.
Image scale 24.8 arc sec/pixel.
Images processed and measured using APEX.
The NOSS 3-5 objects measured manually - twilight sky too bright
for camera normal exposures so used 0.4 second exposures.

Site 0433 : Longitude 18.51294 deg East, Latitude -33.94058 deg,
Elevation 10 metres-situated in Pinelands (Cape Town),South Africa

FOR CLASSFD.TLE:
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25746 99 028C   0433 P 20150721182500788 16 15 1037343-345312 38
25746 99 028C   0433 P 20150721182547666 16 15 1054090-323044 19
25746 99 028C   0433 P 20150721182726667 16 15 1127494-262833 59
25746 99 028C   0433 P 20150721183039410 16 15 1225210-114124 28
37386 11 014A   0433 P 20150721164025375 16 15 0836113-353825 28
37386 11 014A   0433 P 20150721164123854 16 15 0819357-470542 28
37386 11 014A   0433 P 20150721164200777 16 15 0803120-541514 28
37386 11 014A   0433 P 20150721164231293 16 15 0743572-595220 28
37391 11 014B   0433 P 20150721164025375 16 15 0833137-364920 28
37391 11 014B   0433 P 20150721164123854 16 15 0815361-481357 28
37391 11 014B   0433 P 20150721164200777 16 15 0758061-551739 28
37391 11 014B   0433 P 20150721164231293 16 15 0737210-604728 28
40651 15 025A   0433 P 20150721171117646 16 15 0828412-483311 38
40651 15 025A   0433 P 20150721171135345 16 15 0846347-563050 38
40651 15 025A   0433 P 20150721171148614 16 15 0910460-634946 38
40651 15 025A   0433 P 20150721171204166 16 15 1016024-732755 38
40651 15 025A   0433 P 20150721171217442 16 15 1303508-793350 38


STRAYS SEEN:
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10114 77 057B   0433 P 20150721173315101 16 25 1731179-483479 28
23343 94 074B   0433 P 20150721173448239 16 15 1725372-472915 48
23793 96 009G   0433 P 20150721172343751 16 15 1719288-490856 28
26702 01 007A   0433 P 20150721172223030 16 15 1726075-490914 29
29092 06 015A   0433 P 20150721171135345 16 15 0834479-585238 48
32264 07 048B   0433 P 20150721180213877 16 15 2229506-742015 38
33106 08 032B   0433 P 20150721175932360 16 15 2159560-714053 28
38733 12 041A   0433 P 20150721172123319 16 15 1705225-493117 
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NOTES:
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(1) Miserable night - wind howling - some of the roads and free
     ways had to be closed because of trucks blown over by the
     wind. Much frequent cloud causing me eventually to close down.
     Of course with the wind the transparency was very good ..

Cheers
Greg
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