Re: STARSHINE

TLN (tomnagy@nauticom.net)
Thu, 10 Jun 1999 13:18:27 -0400

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Tom 



Date forwarded: 	Wed, 9 Jun 1999 12:13:12 -0700 (PDT)
Subject:        	More on STARSHINE OBSERVATIONS wanted
Date sent:      	Wed, 9 Jun 1999 14:13:03 -0500 
Forwarded by:   	SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com

> After my initial message asking for future STARSHINE observations I received
> several emails asking for clarification. The STARSHINE satellite has nearly
> 900 small sunlight reflecting mirrors each polished by a student; there are
> no active lamps. The flashes are brief and can be best seen with the unaided
> eye on the side of the meridian opposite that of the sun (i.e. eastern part
> of the sky post sunset, western part of the sky presunrise). 
> 
> I would be most interested in the following information to be reported  to
> me directly rather than cluttering up SEESAT. The GSOC web site has special
> STARSHINE support pages that provide predictions.
> 
> Information requested:
> 
> 1.DATE
> 2.TIME
> 3.ELEVATION
> 4.AZIMUTH
> 5.OBSERVER NAME AND CITY, COUNTRY
> 6.TIME OF EACH CONSECUTIVE FLASH OBSERVED (to the nearest second is OK) in
> either UT or local time. We are looking for the interval between consecutive
> flashes rather than absolute times.
> 
> thanks,

>