Fwd: Re: Help with identification

From: tom (loeblt@gmail.com)
Date: Sun Mar 31 2013 - 17:23:39 UTC

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    Sorry George, I should have remembered the importance of my location in
    the calculation.... Lat= 42 N, Long= 71 W. Also, the telescope
    tracks in sidereal time so I assume this object was a geosync. based on
    its location and the amount of apparent motion.
    
    Tom
    
    
    On 3/30/2013 10:39 PM, George Roberts wrote:
    > Unlike with asteroids, we need to know your latitude and longitude (within a
    > mile is probably fine).  This is because satellites are much closer than
    > asteroids.
    >
    > - George Roberts
    > http://gr5.org
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: tom
    > while imaging an asteroid this evening I had a slow mover track across
    > the field. I'm guessing it was around 12th or 13th magnitude. Wonder if
    > someone could identify it...info follows....object moved about  12
    > arc-minutes in 45 seconds.
    >
    > 3/31/2013  00 04 44UTC      RA=10h 06m 01.5s   DEC=+02Deg 29' 11"
    >
    > Tom
    >
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