RE: Unidentified Satellites

From: Mark McCarron (
Date: Tue May 07 2013 - 20:20:29 UTC

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    Has no one written any software to automate this?  It should be relatively easy.  Push the frames to memory, look for the area being updated the most and bob's your uncle.
    Is there any Kepler data or KMZ of these unidentified satellites???
    Mark McCarron
    > Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 21:13:16 +0100
    > Subject: Re: Unidentified Satellites
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    > Hi Mark,
    > On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 8:48 PM, Mark McCarron <> wrote:
    > > 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.
    > Maybe you could report some observations of these unidentified
    > satellites so people here can try to identify them. Here is a good
    > place to start to learn how to measure satellite positions:
    > Cees
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