Re: CB Obs March 2, 2014

From: Scott Tilley <sthed475_at_telus.net>
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:47:59 -0800
Here's what 99096/99168 optical characteristics looked like during my 
ops session.  These characteristics remained consistent throughout the 
session.

5x ~10second frames.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15916951/SATOBS/demo/5_stacked_unid.png
https://www.dropbox.com/s/67xxdop3ber6ed9/6_animation_of_individual_frames_unid.gif

Regards,
Scott

On 3/2/2014 2:20 PM, C. Bassa wrote:
> 1) Scott Tilley's Molniya unknown [99168/14560A] from March 1st is the
>     same object I saw on February 21st [99096/14552E]. Both arcs
>     constrained the orbit quite well, allowing me to look for it
>     earlier this evening while the object was descending from its
>     apogee. It appears to vary regularly in brightness, possibly
>     indicating it is a rocket.
>
> Unknown 20140221E
> 1 99096U 14552E   14061.90935522  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    00
> 2 99096  63.2431  22.5810 7324859 270.5733 331.0378  2.18836753    05
> # 20140221.98-20140302.91, 49 measurements, 0.009 deg rms

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