RE: Unidentified Satellites

From: Mark McCarron (mark.mccarron@live.co.uk)
Date: Tue May 07 2013 - 19:48:59 UTC

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    I've watched satellites for years, I know the difference between a rock and a satellite following an orbital path.  Some are crossing the horizon in under 30 secs and others are taking a few minutes.
    
    I'd say I am seeing between 2-3 unidentified satellites per hour.
    
    Regards,
    
    Mark McCarron
    
    > Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 12:39:16 -0700
    > From: skywise@skywise711.com
    > To: mark.mccarron@live.co.uk
    > Subject: Re: Unidentified Satellites
    > 
    > Mark McCarron wrote:
    > 
    > > They are pretty bright and fast
    > 
    > How fast is "fast"? Even LEO's about to decay take tens of seconds
    > to cross the sky, do they not?
    > 
    > The Eta Aquariid meteor shower is peaking right now. Meteors take
    > mere seconds, usually less than 5.
    > 
    > Brian
    > -- 
    > http://www.skywise711.com - Lasers, Seismology, Astronomy, Skepticism
    > Sed quis custodiet ipsos Custodes?
     		 	   		  
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