Obs June 5

James Nix (nixj@bellsouth.net)
Sat, 05 Jun 1999 01:57:27 +0000

Obs June 5, 1999

IOD:
23937 96 029F   8935 G 19990605025258030 37 25 1530897+313110 88 S+058 10       
23186 94 043B   8935 G 19990605022714210 27 25 1318377-182862 19 S+040 10       
23186 94 043B   8935 G 19990605022725260 27 25 1330701-181667 68 S+040 10       
24753 97 012A   8935 G 19990605021218030 27 25 1420998+513237 48 S+060 10       
21147 91 017A   8935 G 19990605033503800 27 25 1252174+375063 48 S+018 10       
21147 91 017A   8935 G 19990605033605450 27 25 1350164+174507 38 S+018 10       

notes:
Apstar 1CZ - 3 r running 15.5" early using:
APStar 1 CZ-3 r DK                                 979 x 125 km
1 23186U 94043B   99155.49125470  .08604422 -88798-5  44320-3 0  6817
2 23186  26.5458 121.2764 0616180 263.0568  89.9456 15.04996397 67880

DMSP 5D-2S 14 running 3.7" early using:
DMSP 5D-2 S-14
1 24753U 97012A   99155.09325969  .00000220  00000-0  11755-3 0    01
2 24753  98.8432 203.9434 0010000 183.9053 176.0946 14.13236263    06

Iridium t:
Ir 14 tum- unable to get accurate times, however 6 pairs of flashes, the 
pair being within 1 sec of each other, I'm guessing each pair six secs 
apart (I noted a six sec period on last obs of this one), from 04:18:44 to
about 04:19:30.
Elevation from 64d to 43.7 with sun angle from -27.5 to -27.7.  Magnitudes 
were approx -2 then getting brighter to maybe -4 then dimmer again to -2 
then 1.0 or so.  Nice show, was able to get it on film.  First of each 
pair brighter than second.


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