RE: USA 129

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Mon Jun 13 2011 - 16:19:27 UTC

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    Jerry Church wrote:
    
    > While waiting for the ISS one of my nieghbors caught a bright flash high in the south about
    > 12 degrees east of Saturn going north.  About a -4.  HA showed it to be USA 129.  This was
    > at 03:15 UT on the 12-13th.  HA showed a brightness of 4.4.  Anyone else catch this?  Im at
    > 35.5 degrees north, 97.75 degrees west.
    
    Irregular bright flashing or flaring is a common behaviour of the KeyHole satellites.
    
    Ted Molczan
    
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