Re: Space junk?

From: Bob Christy (bob@zarya.info)
Date: Sun Mar 06 2011 - 19:56:59 UTC

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    What does a de-spin weight look like?
    
    Bob Christy
    
    On 06/03/2011 19:46, Marco Langbroek wrote:
    > Op 6-3-2011 20:22, Dave Desrocher schreef:
    >
    >> 3. (if you want to look further): have it analyzed for content. Universities
    >> with large meteorite collections can probably do this for you.
    > My own department could do this (done that before with earlier meteo-wrongs) - I
    > work as a researcher at the Earth Sciences dept. of a University. However, this
    > object is in custody of the Police. I might contact them to suggest them to do a
    > nickel test - just in case.
    >
    > But: it was actually because I am quite sure (from its outlook on the pictures)
    > it is artificial, not a meteorite, that I posted it here on this list, as one
    > possibility then is space-junk (I do note that there are no suitable decay
    > candidates for this date&  place, however).
    >
    > All the grooves etc. look mechanic to me - not at all like regmaglypts on a
    > meteorite.
    >
    > - Marco
    >
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