Unknown bright geostationary?

From: Greg Roberts (grr@iafrica.com)
Date: Fri Mar 07 2003 - 13:01:53 EST

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    Observations made 05 March 2003
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    CoSaTrak 1, 85mm f/1.6 lens with 0.003 lux CCD surveillance camera.
    
    Conditions - good- Seeing good
    
    Cospar Site #0433  Long 18.5129 E, Lat 33.9406 S, altitude 10 metres
    
    99999 55 555A   0433 G 20030305195026800 17 15 0951316+103009 39 S+083 05
    99999 55 555A   0433 G 20030305195126800 17 15 0952290+102906 39 S+083 05
    99999 55 555A   0433 G 20030305195226800 17 15 0953302+102623 39 S+083 05
    99999 55 555A   0433 G 20030305195326800 17 15 0954310+102516 39 S+083 05
    99999 55 555A   0433 G 20030305195401500 17 15 0955025+102350 39 S+083 05
    
    Notes:
    
    (1) Whilst looking for some geostationary satellites I found one which
        I cannot find a match for in my ALLDAT.TLE which is a few days old   :-(
    
       What is remarkable about it is that it was bright, around  magnitude +8.3
    and steady.
    
        Anybody wish to hazard a guess ?
    
    Cheers
    Greg
    
    
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