spectacular flashes

From: José Luis Ruiz via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2016 17:54:46 +0100
I hope you get because I'm having problems with my Internet Explorer, now I
try Chrome.
I think I've taken up to 5 pictures of flash, although it may be more or
less, I do not know yet. If they were 5, 3 of these photographs showed
flash of magnitude -3, and the other 2, of magnitude between 0 and 1.
As the field is more or less wide, and my camera is not very sensitive,
showing a flash of between 1 and 2 seconds duration as a star of magnitude
+2. So I assumed a great job finding the place flashes.
This morning, I've finally come up with two of them have identified nearby
stars. This afternoon I found the satellite that produces the flash of that
first picture. The only candidate is the Telkom 3 (38744).
Since not even know if I'll be able to review other photographs in an
acceptable time frame, I leave the first, if anyone is interested.
if not say if that is the satellite has been producing these flashes of
magnitude -3 for at least about 5 minutes, but a first impression tells me
yes because I remember perfectly that moved from not far from the Big
Dipper asterism to near the star Vega, and seems to coincide.

Time flashes: At least between 6:19 and 06:14 (between 5:14 and 5:19 UTC
36.8389º N,2.4499W,  Almería, Spain

José Luis Ruiz Gómez
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