Re: Another piece of junk?

From: Russell Eberst (
Date: Mon Jun 29 2009 - 15:33:20 UTC

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    Greg Roberts wrote:
    > Afternoon Gerhard
    > Finally finished reducing my stuff from 27 June 2009 so had a chance 
    > to look at your image.
    > I am not able to tie it up with anything within a few minutes of your 
    > stated time of 16h08m45s UT 27 June 2009 but had no trouble 
    > identifying the field. The image is rotated by approx -55 degrees and 
    > the field of view is approx 9.4 x 6.2 degrees.
    > The approximate position of
    > start of trail is RA 12h23m27s  Dec -16d12'20"
    > end  of trail is RA 12h28m06s  Dec -17d24'59" (J2000)
    > Faintest star about mag 10.5-11. Your lens has some field curvature 
    > but thats usual for lenses when they cover a reasonable size of sky - 
    > of course its of no consequence for normal photography ( but also not 
    > a problem for satellites) so nothing to be concerned about. Satellite 
    > probably around about mag +3 so dont know why I dont get a match - is 
    > your time correct?
    > Maybe someone would like to try a bit harder to identify the object 
    > now they have the co-ordinates - I must now go and attend to domestic 
    > chores or else Ill be in trouble with the boss!
    How about 08-003C, #32480, one of Kevin's beloved APTs, which past the 
    point around
    17:08:45 U.T.?
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