Observations

EricVondra@aol.com
Sun, 18 May 1997 22:34:15 -0400 (EDT)

Observed the following on May 18:

1997 012D (#24777) 0205-0208 UT; almost steady at mag 6.0 with very minor
fluctuations until after culmination, then gradually revealing flash pattern
with period between 1 and 1.5 sec, flashing to mag 5.5.

1987 018A (#17527, MOS-1, "Momo") 0225-0228 UT; slow brightening to 2.0,
steady for about half a minute, then slow fade.

1965 106B (#1844, Cosmos 100r) 0247-0248 UT; Very fast, mag 5.0, steady.

1997 015B (#24762, Cosmos 2340 r1) 0827-0829 UT; through murky clouds, very
fast, with erratic flashes, about mag 1.0.

Unable to spot Spot 3 for second time in a row. What is the current
appearance/flash period?

Eric Vondra
Pittsburgh PA (observing from 41N/80W)